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Marijuana Pizza
Marijuana Pizza
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts medical marijuana dispensary has created a culinary delight for patients who don't want to smoke their pot or eat it in the form of sweets. Quincy-based Ermont Inc. has been selling cannabis-infused pizza for about three weeks to rave reviews...
Safeguarding Ward Three
Safeguarding Ward Three
NEW BEDFORD - New Bedford Ward Three City Councillor Hugh Dunn is looking to safeguard his constituents from undesired marijuana shops. State law currently allows medical marijuana dispensaries, like Beacon Compassion Center under development on Hathaway Road, to transition to full-blown retail marijuana stores...
Medical Marijuana Plans
Medical Marijuana Plans
NEW BEDFORD - Just because New Bedford has signed an agreement to locate a medical marijuana dispensary on Hathaway Road doesn't mean it'll happen overnight. Steve Angelo, Executive Director of Beacon Compassion Center, says the non-profit must now submit the agreement to the state for their license review...
Deal Reached
Deal Reached
NEW BEDFORD - Beacon Compassion Center says it has reached a deal with New Bedford to bring a medical marijuana dispensary to the city. Beacon's lawyer, Atty. Joe Michaud, gave some details on WBSM's "Sunday Brunch" program, and told host Chris McCarthy the dispensary will pay 3% of gross sales annually to the City for the first three years, with a greater return after that...
Proposed Insurance Change
NEW BEDFORD - The New Bedford City Council President is looking to switch up the insurance program for City workers. Joe Lopes says the City would be able to save money by offering an opt-out medical insurance program for municipal employees...
Med. Marijuana Talks Halt
Med. Marijuana Talks Halt
The executive director of a proposed medical marijuana dispensary in New Bedford says his organization will try to keep pushing forward despite Mayor Jon Mitchell's efforts to halt discussions. The City Solicitor contacted Beacon Compassion Center Monday, saying the City will no longer negotiate a host community agreement with the organization...

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