Senate President Rosenberg should realize that reformers only turned in that direction because, after decades of hearings, studies, and doubletalk at the State House, there have been no laws passed.
The Daily News of Newburyport reports that Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett told a roomful of people that “the increased potency of cannabis … which is often laced with high percentages of THC, ecstasy or crystal meth” has been in part responsible for 100 heroin overdoses in his jurisdiction this year alone.
Barring divine intervention, Massachusetts will vote on legal pot in 2016. But what will “legalization” mean? Will it be legal for you and me to grow dope in our homes? Or will growing dope only be legal for the owners of pot stores and marijuana dispensaries? Whether to include a strong home-grow provision is shaping […]