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Equity is still a missing piece in the legal marijuana retail puzzle

The New England Treatment Access marijuana store in Brookline.s

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

If the state wants to make good on the marijuana law’s social-equity promises, it does need to put money behind them.

Renée Graham

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Announcing Abrams as a running mate now would be audacious; never before has a major-party candidate announced a running mate so early.

Opinion | Stephen Kinzer

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We used to overthrow foreign leaders the old-fashioned way: with our military. The new approach is just as egregious — and ineffective.

JEFF JACOBY

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It is impossible to write these days without being aware of the online mob, ready to pounce.

Editorial Cartoon | CHRISTOPHER WEYANT

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Which version of March Madness are you playing?

Opinion | Luke O’Neil

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There were at least 103 incidents of gunfire on school grounds in America in 2018, according to Everytown For Gun Safety — numbers that have been steadily rising since they started keeping track in 2013.

Opinion | Paul Krugman

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The 2019 Economic Report of the President is out, and everyone is having fun with the bit at the end that acknowledges the help of student interns — a list that includes Peter Parker, Aunt May, Bruce Wayne, and Jabba the Hutt.

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Paltry pot sales hardly a surprise to would-be consumers

Massachusetts needs to get its act together and license marijuana shops in urban locations and near public transportation.

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Ideas | Sage Stossel

Welcoming universal child care

Ultimately, affordable, accessible child care could benefit all of us.

Ideas | Michael A. Cohen

We poured billions into Middle Eastern wars. What if we’d spent the money differently?

The Iraq War ultimately made Americans less safe, and should be seen as one of the greatest lost opportunities in contemporary American history.

Ideas | Sage Stossel

Welcoming universal child care

Ultimately, affordable, accessible child care could benefit all of us.

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Bullying not the only path to medical students self-harm

Even if bullying could be eliminated, medical training would remain ‘intense, challenging and stressful.’

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New Zealand provides a model for dealing with aftermath of violence

Ban on assault weapons, a gun buy-back plan, taking on tech giants all part of response to Christchurch massacre.

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Paltry pot sales hardly a surprise to would-be consumers

Massachusetts needs to get its act together and license marijuana shops in urban locations and near public transportation.

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One seasoned traveler offers her own advice: How about a little kindness

A few yoga stretches at the airport before a 13-hour flight should hardly be cause to be labeled discourteous to fellow travelers.

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