Ciku TheuriJuly 2, 2018 10:12 AM
U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling Says He Won't Crack Down On Retail Recreational MarijuanaLelling has the power to stop the new recreational marijuana industry in Mass. before it ever blooms, but he says that is not his plan.
Craig LeMoultJune 29, 2018 04:40 PM
No Pot Shops Open on Monday, But One May Be ApprovedMassachusetts' recreational marijuana program is missing a deadline, and hitting a key milestone on Monday
Daniel MedwedJune 26, 2018 05:19 PM
Deep in the Weeds with Daniel Part IV: Tax and Financial Legal Issues Related to the Marijuana RolloutIn a few short days, it will become legal to sell marijuana in retail establishments. How much will marijuana products cost? And will you only be allowed to pay in cash? WGBH's Morning Edition anchor Joe Mathieu spoke with WGBH News Legal analyst and Northeastern law professor Daniel Medwed about these issues in the latest installment of our weekly month long series “Deep in the Weeds with Daniel”.
Brendan DeadyJune 21, 2018 08:47 AM
Deep In The Weeds With Daniel Part 3: Local Governments' Resistance To The Recreational Marijuana IndustryMany local governments are either banning recreational marijuana within their borders or putting up regulatory roadblocks to hinder the industry's growth.
Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda | Associated PressJune 19, 2018 11:37 AM
Some Parents Of Epileptic Kids Wary Of Pot-Based MedicationCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A British pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the U.S government will approve the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant, but parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory.
Brendan DeadyJune 12, 2018 10:48 AM
Deep in The Weeds With Daniel Part 2: Legal Cannabis Still Carries Threat of Criminal ChargesThe legalization of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts brings the previously taboo substance to the mainstream. But state law still has some restrictions and doesn't protect business owners and consumers from federal prosecution. WGBH's Legal Analyst Daniel Medwed explains.
Ciku TheuriJune 12, 2018 09:10 AM
Is Marijuana An Effective Alternative For Pain Management?Some consider medical marijuana to be an alternative to conventional prescription drugs for treating pain. Dr. Mark Ware explains.
Brendan DeadyJune 5, 2018 09:42 AM
Deep In The Weeds With Daniel Part I: Retail Pot Shops In MassachusettsRetail marijuana stores can legally open for business on July 1, but whether any of them will actually be operational remains unclear. WGBH's legal analyst Daniel Medwed explains the potential roadblocks to a timely launch.
Don Thompson | Associated PressMay 29, 2018 12:41 PM
Deadly Pesticide Use Increases At Illegal Pot FarmsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Researchers and federal authorities are finding what they say is an alarming increase in the use of a powerful pesticide at illegal marijuana farms hidden on public land in California.