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THE YEAR IN LOCAL PROTEST: FROM TRANSPORTATION TO MILITARIZATION

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We’ve compiled these snapshots not only for gratuitous year-end purposes, but also to show that mass unrest like the Black Lives Matter demonstrations we’ve seen in the past several weeks doesn’t erupt randomly. Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: ZONING OUT IN ESSEX

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Where should a medical marijuana dispensary be located? Not too close to anywhere. In fact, nowhere. That’s the substance of a set of ordinances adopted by the town of Essex at a town meeting in June. Dispensaries in Essex must not be within 2500 feet (about five blocks or half a mile) of a school or playground, or within 1500 feet of a residence. As chance would have it, that excludes the entire town except for a couple of dirt paths bordering a swamp.
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SPECIAL BLUNT TRUTH INTERVIEW: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CBDS IN MASS, WITH BILL DOWNING OF CBD PLEASE

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‘CBD is not addressed in Massachusetts law, which prohibits THC in particular. The legality of the importation of CBD-rich oil under federal law is less clear. The burden of legal responsibility for the importation of the oil lies primarily with the manufacturer and is of little concern to a retailer like CBD Please.’ Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: YOU CANNA GETTA JOB

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“Although we are a small firm with a select few clients at a time, we are seeking candidates from all backgrounds—if the perfect job isn’t available now, it may be in the future.” Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: QUESTIONS FOR OUR GOV-TO-BE …

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Medical marijuana passed in 2012, and patients still cannot get access in 2014. What will you do about that, and how quickly? Is it acceptable to you that patients should be denied their medicine for years while a long political process plays out? Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: ‘THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH HAS BLOOD ON ITS HANDS TODAY’

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As the crowd got bigger, the smell of marijuana and the message grew stronger, more specific. “They’ve taken $3 million of applicant dollars,” said Martin, who along with others questioned what the commonwealth has done with patient and dispensary fees. “Show me the money!” Continue reading

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MEDIA FARM: COUNTRY MUSIC IS FOR R@?ISTS

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Since this is bound to aggravate those silly white folks who are always crying about “reverse racism,” let’s get it over with before people forget about what happened at a Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts two weeks ago. Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH BIZ PROFILE: HEALTHY HEADIE LIFESTYLE

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These days, the couple may sell vaporizers through their site and through consultations, but it’s still a labor of love. As Holly reminds me, they “mostly offer free consults with an occasional generous donation.” Adds Steve: “I was painting a house earlier today.” Continue reading