Apparently a guy who will do anything for his boss, who can substantially increase the rep’s earning power with the right appointment, Rogers came out to defend the speaker and to attack angry voters.
If you want to retrace all the nitty gritty nuggets though, we are also including a “MASS HEADLINE DUMPSTER” with links to dozens of articles that came and went over the past week.
Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson on embracing cannabis reform
“The House bill, even with its most egregious flaws addressed, adopts a hostile approach that would not serve any system of commerce well, much less the fledgling legal marijuana market."
“The question is: How fast can we move people from the illicit market to the legal market, and that really depends on access and taxes, so those are the two things that are important to me.”
Linda Noel, a co-founder of MassCann/NORML and its current treasurer, is also an active and practicing farmer, growing heirloom tomatoes in Franklin. Here are her thoughts about cannabis farming these days.
From political persecution to medical acceptance
Will I be dazzled by the variety and fine quality of storebought weed? Maybe not: I’m an undiscerning cheapskate.
"I don’t like that the regulated marijuana industry would be happy about anybody being arrested over cannabis."
Homegrow is a crucial issue, but the current 12-plant limit seems unlikely to be reduced, while the prospect of expanding the limit or lifting it altogether appears dead, at least for this session.