medical marijuana

Rep. Markey Has Concerns About Legalizing Pot In Mass.
State Representative Chris Markey of Dartmouth says he has several questions about a bill that would allow for the legalization of marijuana in Massachusetts.
Speaking Friday with WBSM's Taylor Cormier, Markey said law enforcement concerns are at the top of his list...
Patrick: No Reset Of Medical Marijuana Proposals
Gov. Deval Patrick says he does not believe the process of selecting medical marijuana dispensaries should start again from scratch.
 
    Patrick told reporters on Monday that none of the 20 applicants approved so far have been granted licenses to operate dispensaries and won&apos…
DPH Requires Proof Of Local Backing Before Issuing Pot Licenses
State public health officials say proposed medical marijuana dispensaries will be required to verify they have support from local officials before they are granted final licenses.
The Department of Public Health on Jan. 31 awarded 20 provisional licenses to operate dispensaries, the first in Massachu…
Twenty Medical Marijuana Licenses Awarded By DPH
State public health officials have approved the first 20 licenses to operate medical marijuana dispensaries, the first in Massachusetts under a voter-approved law.
The announcement was made Friday by the state Public Health Department, which had been reviewing applications from 100 finalists seeking …
DPH Names Director Of Medical Marijuana Program
The administrator of community health care programs has been selected to lead the state's medical marijuana program.
The state Department of Public Health this week named Karen van Unen executive director of the program.
Officials say Van Unen was selected for her extensive experience in public h…
Mitchell Supports Marijuana Manufacture, Not Dispensary
Mayor Jon Mitchell says he supports a medical marijuana cultivation center, but not a retail dispensary in New Bedford.
In a letter sent to Massachusetts Department of Public Health Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett, Mitchell says after meetings with dispensary representatives and city officials, he feels…

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