Following the publication of this article on Monday morning, a state media relations person finally sent us the contract we requested on Feb. 9.
CONDOS AND CANNABIS: THE PARALLEL CHALLENGES OF RAISING CAPITAL IN THE MARIJUANA MARKET
Over the last 6 months, raising capital in the cannabis market has been a lot like raising capital to buy condos during the depths of the recession.
WHAT ABOUT THE CHILDREN? AS LEGAL CANNABIS HAS ROLLED OUT, WE HEAR THE BATTLE CRY AGAIN… AND AGAIN…
Retailers should not be allowed to be within 2,000 feet of a playground, daycare, school, place of worship, or statue of any historical figure.
THE CHILL ZONE: CUMBERLAND FARMS COULD BLOW UP THE MASS CANNABIS MARKET IN 2020
With its massive network, Cumberland Farms apparently wants to sell more alcoholic beverages and has successfully placed a question on the 2020 ballot that could lift the state’s cap on the number of liquor licenses that can be owned by a single retailer, and also forge a new class of beer and wine license for food stores
THE FIGHT FOR ANTI-HATE CRIME EDUCATION FUNDING IN MASS IS AN UPHILL BATTLE
“You see what’s going on nationally and what’s going on in our schools,” Moore said. “We have to try to be corrective about this.”
CONSULTANTS TOLD STATE POLICE HOW TO AVOID TURMOIL. THE DEPARTMENT IGNORED THE ADVICE AND SPENT THE FOLLOWING DECADES SPIRALING TOWARD CORRUPTION.
From several dozen troopers facing criminal charges in an expansive payroll fiasco, to drunk-driving drill instructors and other one-offs, the follies continue.
THERE’S MUCH MORE TO THE MASS STATE POLICE SCANDAL THAN IS BEING REPORTED
After SPAM received the full payment, its then-treasurer told investigators that Pullman demanded a check for $250,000 for Lynch Associates, pounding the table and yelling “Stop breaking my f**cking balls and give me the check!” when the treasurer questioned him.
HOW INEVITABLE IS THE BLACK MARKET FOR CANNABIS DRINKS IN THE COMMONWEALTH?
Because of the current state law, such beverages can’t be sold at rec dispensaries, and won’t be available any time soon.
FROM TRICK FLAMES TO ORGANIC GAMES, EVERYTHING WE NEED TO KNOW WE LEARNED AT NECANN
Here are some quick notes on some of the great initiatives and products we encountered, along with tidbits on what we learned from our interaction with their spokespeople and owners.
CT HIGH COURT RULING OPENS UP MASS GUN SELLER TO SANDY HOOK LAWSUIT
It could be years before the Newtown case works its way up through the Supreme Court of the United States, where it is inevitably headed. In the meantime, DigBoston and BINJ will continue to report on the firearm economy in Mass and to identify the politicians, including Baker, who speak out against harm while accepting money from gun dealers and distributors.