Hamilton waited not just for the chance to buy a vape pen and gummy edibles, but was instead eager to make history. “I’m excited because I’m going to be one of the first people to buy weed recreationally east of the Mississippi,” he told DigBoston. “It’s a big step for the state, and it’s a great big step for this country.”
Amidon’s appointment went through with little fanfare or controversy. Of more than a half-dozen reports reviewed by the Shoestring on the subject, only one noted that GOAL is an NRA affiliate, while none acknowledged its lobbying efforts.