Salem marijuana store temporarily ‘out of flower,’ citing technical glitch

Salem MA: 12-15-2018: Customers line up to make purchases of recreational Marijuana products, at the ATG Marijuana dispensary in Salem.Photo/Jonathan Wiggs Boston Globe staff

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

It’s not clear whether the “glitch” is affecting others, but several other recreational stores are reportedly operating business as usual Tuesday.


// New poll: Mass. residents still down with legalization

It’s been two years since nearly 54 percent of Massachusetts voters said “yes” to legalized cannabis. But how are people feeling about the whole thing these days?

// Marijuana delivery: How Mass. may try to help those hurt by war on drugs

The state’s cannabis panel said the only businesses and people to receive licenses for delivery services for five years should be those disproportionately harmed by the war on drugs.

// Beyond indica and sativa: Here’s what’s coming to a pot shop near you

Whether you’re going to a party, having trouble sleeping, or suffering pain, there’s a pot product for you. And it might be a tea, a powder, or a dissolving strip.

// CEO of marijuana conglomerate, set to open Fenway shop, is defiant amid allegations

The cofounder of California marijuana conglomerate MedMen defiantly dismissed a series of disturbing allegations made by a former top executive at the firm.

 Boston 02/13/19 The National Cannabis Industry Association Seed to Sale covention was held at the Hynes Convention Center. Bottles of CBD tincture from Vermont Pure CBD that were available for purchase there. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(metro)

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

America’s CBD boom: brazen claims, fake products, regulatory scrutiny

While the trendy cannabis compound is generally believed to be safe, scant research has been conducted on its medical benefits.

FILE -- Marijuana plants grow at Harmony Dispensary in Secaucus, N.J., July 11, 2018. Gov. Philip Murphy and Democratic legislative leaders in New Jersey have reached an agreement that could place the state on a path to legalizing recreational marijuana in 2019 if they are able to win enough support in the state legislature. (Bryan Anselm/The New York Times)

Bryan Anselm/The New York Times

Marijuana tax in New Jersey? It could be $42 an ounce

Governor Philip D. Murphy and Democratic legislative leaders in New Jersey have reached an agreement that could place the state on a path to legalizing recreational marijuana this year if they are able to win enough support in the state Legislature.

// 5 more pot shops get Boston’s OK, clearing way for state’s review

New cannabis retailers in East Boston, Dorchester, the Fenway, and Jamaica Plain cleared a key hurdle.


// Trump issues signing statement on medical marijuana provision of funding bill

By calling out the medical cannabis rider, Trump is making clear that his administration reserves the right to broadly enforce federal drug laws against people complying with state medical marijuana laws even though Congress just told him not to.

// Weed is growing into a big market for this Dutch lighting firm

The world’s biggest lighting company has been selling equipment to the horticultural industry for decades. Lately, demand for a new crop has exploded onto the scene: pot.

// A Senate bill — called S. 420 — has been filed to legalize marijuana

In the House of Representatives, the legislation number H.R. 420 was reserved last month. Now, there’s a similarly dubbed bill in the Senate.

// Alcohol and marijuana regulation are not the same, says CCC chairman

The state’s chief marijuana regulator said Wednesday it is simply not practical to try to apply the framework for alcoholic beverage regulation to the cannabis industry.

Maps & Resources

Are recreational marijuana shops preparing to open in your town? Check our maps

Data released by the Cannabis Control Commission show where marijuana operators have set up shop and where they hope to.

// Pot shops face bans in most of Mass.

A review of local restrictions heightens concerns that the early adult-use pot market will be smaller than many consumers expected.

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// 6 marijuana-infused things to do in New England

From ganja-friendly getaways to weed-enhanced yoga, a look at the new pot leisure economy.


FILE - This Sept. 11, 2018 file photo shows a marijuana plant in the coastal mountain range of San Luis Obispo, Calif. A group of Democratic state lawmakers are proposing major tax cuts for the marijuana industry to jump-start's California's sluggish legal marketplace. The bill Assemblyman Rob Bonta of Oakland and others introduced Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 would for the next three years eliminate the state's $148 per pound cultivation tax and reduce the state's 15 percent excise tax on retail sales to 11 percent. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

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