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The 25th Anniversary Boston Freedom Rally

The 25th Anniversary Boston Freedom Rally

  FREEDOM IS IN THE AIR!! Can you smell that? MassCann/NORML is delighted to inform you that the twenty-fifth annual Boston Freedom Rally will be held on the Boston Common September 13th and 14th, 2014!! Festivities begin promptly at High Noon and ending at 8:00pm. We will be celebrating 25 years of NORMLizing Massachusetts with two […]

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Members’ Meeting Chooses New President and Board of Directors

Members’ Meeting Chooses New President and Board of Directors

MassCann/NORML held its annual elections for president, treasurer, and clerk, plus 10 additional members of the board of directors during its spring members’ meeting Saturday, March 29 at Sichuan Gourmet in Framingham. The new president is Cara Crabb-Burnham, a board member of three years’ standing. Bill Downing was reelected treasurer. Kathryn Rifkin was reelected clerk. […]

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March Board Meeting Merged With Membership Meeting Mar. 29, SIchuan Gourmet, Framingham

March Board Meeting Merged With Membership Meeting Mar. 29, SIchuan Gourmet, Framingham

MassCann/NORML’s board of directors met at John Brewer’s Tavern, (39 Main St, Waltham, MA 02453. Phone:(781) 894-9700) on February 26 and approved plans for a 2-day rally again this year. Last year’s two-day rally was the subject of much last-minute anxiety because of the city’s attempts to derail it, but the board voted to forge […]

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The King of Pot is Dead: Activist Mike Malta Remembered

The King of Pot is Dead: Activist Mike Malta Remembered

by Scott Gacek (thedailychronic.net) The East Coast cannabis reform community awoke today to the devastating news of the loss of a close friend, hardworking activist, and longtime supporter, Michael L. Malta, better known as the King of Pot, or simply “KOP”. The shocking news came in the form of a Facebook post from his daughter, […]

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Wish List for Coming Year

Wish List for Coming Year

As another Freedom Rally passes, we turn our sights to the coming year, hoping for further successes in Massachusetts and abroad. Here’s some things to hope for: Bills were introduced in the Rhode Island legislature to legalize marijuana in the past session. The session adjourned without action on the bills, but they have significant sponsorship. […]

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Lester Grinspoon Speaks at Victory Celebration Dec. 8

Lester Grinspoon Speaks at Victory Celebration Dec. 8

Dr. Lester Grinspoon, the world’s most widely published author regarding the medical application of cannabis and thought by many to be the grandfather of modern medicinal cannabis research, was honored at a members’ meeting Dec. 8 at the Summer Shack in Cambridge, along with  pro-cannabis activists Maddy Webster, Mike Crawford (“Mike Cann”), and Matt Allen. […]

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Monthly Board of Directors Meetings

In general we meet on the last Wednesday (not the fourth Wednesday; the last Wednesday) of most months at: Boston Green Building, 218 Lincoln St., Allston Ma   Meetings usually run from 6:30 to 8:30. Free Parking On MBTA Bus Routes http://mbta.com/ Members and activists welcome to all events! Current officers and board of directors: President […]

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