"They're also putting that money right back into their local economies."
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Mass Lawmakers Hear Testimony On Cannabis Testing, Medical Access
“We recognize there’s a problem that threatens our industry and it can be solved with more oversight.”
Massachusetts Bill, Victim Advocates Call For Coordinated Date-Rape Drug Response
Greater Boston bars and venues are grappling with a rise in involuntary drugged drinks, but procedures for addressing future incidents are in sight
Report: Fewer Youth Transition Out Of Massachusetts Foster Care System
"You're going onto campus and seeing other people who live very differently than maybe you grew up when you were in foster care."
State Wire: Activists Urge Congress To Raise Debt Ceiling, Resist Spending Cuts
"Negotiating on budget is done at budget time, not when it comes to raising the debt ceiling."
Dancing On Banana Peels: Life On Lifetime Parole In Massachusetts
“I am now in the same predicament as I was when I first got out of prison.”
Justice Department Completes Vetting Of Rachael Rollins
US attorney for Mass to step down following alleged misconduct involving 2022 DA race, press leaks, other allegations involving the Celtics, DNC fundraiser
AG Investigating BPD To Determine If “Gang Unit” Engages In “Unconstitutional Policing”
The “review is focused on racial disparities in the rates at which people are stopped and frisked”
State Wire: Hospitals Collaborate On Suicide Prevention, Treatment
"We need to do the same when it comes to suicide. We need to ask at every visit, every person."
State Wire: Children’s Advocates Applaud Kids Online Safety Act
"Limit screen time, or limit autoplay, or limit the endless scrolls so that the products become safer for their children."