New England

Medical Marijuana in CT: You Can’t Grow Your Own

Medical Marijuana in CT: You Can’t Grow Your Own

Medical marijuana is now legal in Connecticut, since Friday, June 1st, when Governmor Dannel Malloy signed the enabling legislation into law, making Connecticut the 17th state to legalize marijuana in some fashion. There’s one big catch about Connecticut’s new law, though: you can’t grow your own. There will be 3 to 10 legal producers of […]

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New England Leads In Self Reported Use and Lowest Perception of Risk

By Steven S. Epstein This summer the federal government released “State Estimates of Substance Use and Mental Disorders from the 2008-2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health.” It’s a state- by-state (including the District of Columbia) estimate of self-reported licit and illicit substance use and perceptions. This publication may be downloaded from: http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k9state/Cover.pdf. Once […]

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New England Remains The Regional Leader In Pot Use

The federal government has once again released its state-by-state estimate of self-reported licit and illicit substance use. You can download the full report here. Once again, the northeast leads the nation in self-reported marijuana use in practically every measurable category. Among states reporting ‘marijuana use in the past year among persons aged 12 and older,’ Maine, Massachusetts, […]

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New England Swings… On Marijuana Law Reform

Over, the past decade, New England has quietly emerged as a center of marijuana law reform. Outside of the West, no other region of the country has matched the advances of that historic corner of America bounded by New York, Canada, and the North Atlantic. Is there something in the maple syrup? When New England […]

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ROCKLAND $300

ROCKLAND ARTICLE #45 The town voted to amend this by-law by striking out “criminal indictment or complaint pursuant to G.L. c.40 s. 21.or ” and voted to adopt article 45 as amended. PUBLIC CONSUMPTION OF MARIJUANA OR TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL No person shall smoke, ingest, or otherwise use or consume marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol (as defined in G.L. […]

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Tuesday, March 2, at 1:00 PM Judiciary Committee hearing on tax & regulate bill

Judiciary Committee hearing on S1801, An Act to Regulate and Tax the Cannabis Industry, is scheduled for Tuesday, March 2, at 1:00 PM in Room A-1 of the State House. Rep. O’Flaherty of Chelsea will be chairing the meeting. Hope to see the room full of coaltion activists! Visit Regulation and Taxation hearing wrap up for information […]

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