Town that voted yes to recreational marijuana legalization votes no to sales

Published: Sep 20, 2017, 11:54 am • Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 11:54 am By The Associated Press MILFORD, Mass. — Voters in Milford have banned retail stores and other marijuana businesses from operating in town despite supporting the legalization of recreational cannabis in Massachusetts last year. The Tuesday referendum was…

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100 Massachusetts towns have voted for weed bans, moratoriums or zoning restrictions

Published: Sep 19, 2017, 7:51 am • Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 7:53 am By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — Many of the Massachusetts voters who opened the door to legal marijuana are closing the door to pot shops that want to operate in their communities, raising questions about…

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Mainers voted for a 10 percent tax on weed, but lawmakers want more

Published: Jul 13, 2017, 11:36 am • Updated: Jul 13, 2017, 11:45 am By Penelope Overton, Portland Press Herald July 13–AUGUSTA — State lawmakers are debating how much they can tax recreational marijuana without driving consumers back to the black market. On Wednesday, the lawmakers charged with crafting Maine’s marijuana…

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Rewriting medical marijuana regulations “an insult” to Floridians who voted for Amendment 2

Published: Apr 27, 2017, 11:05 am • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 11:05 am By The Gainsville Sun Editorial Board Via The Associated Press. The following editorial was published in the The Gainesville Sun, April 23, 2017: State constitutional amendments aren’t suggestions. When at least 60 percent of voters feel strongly…

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Will Mexico Legalize Cannabis after California voted in 2016?

Will Mexico Legalize Cannabis after California voted in 2016? In September 2016, a delegation of Californian lawmakers visited Mexico to discuss with the President of Mexico the possibility to liberate the country’s drug laws. They talked with Pena Nieto about trade and the state border to Mexico. The president has…

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