As the state works through the final steps of launching the recreational cannabis market, the industry will now have a financial institution in the state to put all that cash.

Andrew Lelling reiterated Tuesday that fighting the opioid addiction scourge remains his priority because it's still claiming thousands of lives in the commonwealth each year.

As of Monday, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission was considering 63 license applications that included all four of the required packets of information.

Massachusetts is set to launch recreational marijuana sales next month, which certainly has cannabis fans excited seeing as they're the first state to allow sales east of the Mississippi River.

The Cannabis Control Commission is bracing for a “Green Rush” of applicants today vying to be among the first to open marijuana retail stores as Massachusetts becomes the new frontier for recreational pot on the East Coast.

The image of a marijuana leaf has been banned for marketing purposes from appearing on the packaging or advertising for pot products, but the Cannabis Control Commission voted Tuesday to require the image of a marijuana leaf be displayed on every legal marijuana product sold in Massachusetts.

The Massachusetts marijuana law is getting a rewrite. The state has actually two marijuana laws -- approved by voters -- that Statehouse lawmakers revised, largely behind closed doors.

Months after Massachusetts voters voted to broadly legalize marijuana for recreational use for adults over the age of 21, the New England Cannabis Convention is returning to Boston.

Hearings on Massachusetts' recreational marijuana begin in the Statehouse in Boston Monday, where lawmakers will mull potential changes to the voter-approved legislation legalizing marijuana use among adults and paving the way for commercial sale of the drug.

Looks like marijuana advocates worried that the new legal pot law wouldn’t start on time can exhale after all.

The lifting of the prohibition on pot will have some very immediate effects.

BOSTON — Doctors who favor legalizing recreational marijuana for adults on Friday pushed back against assertions that legalizing marijuana is harmful to public health.

In a surprising move, the Boston Globe has endorsed the Massachusetts cannabis legalization initiative, Question 4.

A new WBUR poll finds support for the legalization of marijuana is up among likely Massachusetts voters.

BOSTON (AP) — Travel guru Rick Steves is kicking off a tour of Massachusetts in support of a pro-marijuana ballot question.

Support for the measure cuts across all demographic categories, with only voters over 55 years old and self-described conservatives opposing the measure.

The overseas travel luminary will also donate $100,000 in matching funds to the Yes on 4 campaign.

A statewide poll of likely voters shows 50 percent support the November ballot question legalizing marijuana in Massachusetts.

The Citizens' Initiative Review project was launched by a bipartisan group of politicians and academics.

BOSTON – Marijuana is "widely available" in Massachusetts due to decriminalization but there's little regulation of the drug, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday, explaining why she is open to supporting legalization.


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