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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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City Council Holds Hearing on the Evils of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

City Council Holds Hearing on the Evils of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston’s City Council, now headed by anti-pot airhead Bill Linehan, held a hearing March 4 on medical marijuana dispensaries in Boston that was almost entirely devoted to the potential evils of having such establishments among us. Chris Faraone of the Weekly Dig was kind enough to attend the hearing so that the rest of us […]

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Conservatives for Legalization

Conservatives for Legalization

An informal poll by the Huffington Post of conservatives attending the annual Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor, Maryland, found that a majority of those polled were in favor of legalizing marijuana and taxing and regulating it in a manner similar to alcohol, a position notably espoused by libertarians Ron and Rand Paul. An […]

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The Little Pot Shop of Horrors: a Sample of Boston Herald Coverage

The Little Pot Shop of Horrors: a Sample of Boston Herald Coverage

Search results for a typical week of Boston Herald coverage: Virtually all stories below contain one instance of the words “medical marijuana dispensary”; all subsequent references are to “pot shops.” March 3, 2014 Donna Goodison Walsh: Find other sites for pot shops March 2, 2014 O’Ryan Johnson No rules bar EBT cards in pot shops… […]

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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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New Hampshire House Votes for Legal Pot; Governor Set to Veto

New Hampshire House Votes for Legal Pot; Governor Set to Veto

By Thomas H. Clarke (Reprinted from The Daily Chronic, with thanks.) CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire House voted 169-162 Wednesday, Jan. 15, to give preliminary approval to a bill that would legalize and tax marijuana in the state if it is approved by the Senate, who has failed to take action on similar bills […]

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