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People of Massachusetts voted for legalization of recreational cannabis more than two years ago. It took some time to create a legal framework and decide on licensing and other bureaucratic procedures, but on Tuesday folk got their first chance to buy their weed at a store.
BOSTON (AP) — State marijuana regulators could approve independent testing laboratories later this month, clearing what’s been a key roadblock to opening up the first retail pot shops in Massachusetts.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma pushed ahead with emergency rules Tuesday aimed at fast-tracking operations of the medical marijuana industry, but not before concerned health officials tacked on requirements that cannabis advocates say will only slow things down.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor on Monday vetoed a bill to allow marijuana retailers to set up “tasting rooms,” dashing hopes that the state would be the first to adopt a system letting consumers use marijuana in public spaces.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Supporters and opponents of medical marijuana in Utah are preparing to square off in court over a proposed ballot initiative, opening a new front for what has been a contentious public battle.