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BLUNT TRUTH: TODD MCCORMICK PRESENTS … GROW MEDICINE (YEAH, YOU READ THAT RIGHT)

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“It’s a nice development in some respects to see the state reforms coming on the East Coast more from a top-down model [than] when we did it originally in California from the grassroots up … Organically it was great to start but to really thrive there has to have more institutional support, implementation.” Continue reading

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IDIOTS VS. IMMIGRANTS: TWO RALLIES, TWO MARKEDLY DIFFERENT POSITIONS ON GOV’S PLAN TO HOUSE DETAINED CHILDREN

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Not surprisingly, community leaders in Boston were left uninspired by the demonstration against immigrant children. Same goes for the hostile arguments made by the likes of hard-right gubernatorial candidate Mark Fisher, who was in his comfort zone beneath the Golden Dome among those who call undocumented immigrants “illegals.” 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

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CASINOS IN THE COMMONWEALTH: DOES ANYBODY UNDER 40 GIVE A FUCK?

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“Get some poles and everything,” suggested Amy Valenti of Lynn. “We’re about that life,” added Christian Donaruma of East Cambridge, “that casino life.” Continue reading

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BLUNT TRUTH: MARIJUANA PATIENTS SUE MASS; WITH DISPENSARIES AROUND THE CORNER, THE LONG-EXPECTED WAR ON CAREGIVERS ERUPTS

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“They were so disinterested in helping patients they forgot to mention patients can also grow their own. Duh! I don’t get paid many tens of thousands of dollars by the state to do this shit like DPH employees do, and even I – a heavy cannabis user – noticed their unhelpful omission. They truly, deep-down, don’t give a shit about the patients.” Continue reading