Grant Smith of Belmont is a disabled medical cannabis patient advocate with a unique perspective on the value that unlicensed cannabis delivery services offer homebound patients.
Boston politicians may love sports parades even more than they hate weed
In the midst of the media blitz about stoned driving, one might think that at least some outlets would note another story from a couple weeks ago, “Massachusetts banned from using [alcohol] Breathalyzer test pending reforms at state police agency.”
"As a public defender, I saw the effects of criminalizing marijuana."
Collectively W.O.K.E. touches on topics ranging from creeping fascism and artificial intelligence to prison and debt.
State Rep.-elect Nika Elugardo knows the dangers of illegal drug trade. "It creates violence, it perpetuates poverty, you see thousands of dollars going through in plastic baggies and meanwhile our water is getting cut off."
Local family-run Riverrun Gardens still fighting for a license
"You can look at that as possession, a misdemeanor, or you could charge them for a felony distribution. Or you can look at the entire situation and look at probation—the power is supreme. Let’s look at a restorative justice."
Experienced and educated cannabis consumers are concerned about mold in their medicine. They talk about it at conferences and online, and report negative experiences to vendors, hoping for corrections.
As expected, the struggle continues in the recreational era