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Posts tagged with ‘pot’

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Fitchburg Stands Up to Pot Shops

by MFI News

Though our Commonwealth legalized recreational marijuana, here at MFI we continue to work with local community leaders to protect neighborhoods from pot shops.  We’re encouraged by a recent victory you can read about in the Sentinel & Enterprise: FITCHBURG — As the city moves full-steam ahead to process applications for cannabis businesses eyeing Fitchburg, residents […]

Federal Prosecutor Won’t Turn a Blind Eye to Marijuana

by MFI News

Good news this week from the newly appointed U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Andrew Lelling.  In a statement released Monday, Lelling said, “This is a straightforward rule of law issue.  Congress has unambiguously made it a federal crime to cultivate, distribute and/or possess marijuana.  As a law enforcement officer in the Executive Branch, […]

Acton Votes to Ban Pot Shops

by MFI News

Over 1200 activists from Acton showed up on Monday night, December 4th to vote overwhelmingly to ban Recreational Marijuana Commercial shops in Acton and for a temporary moratorium, which lasts until December of 2018.  At the town meeting, 80% of Acton residents voted to pass the moratorium and 76% told the Board of Selectmen to put […]

Keep Pot Shops Out of Your Community

by MFI News

Several weeks ago, I had a call from a mother who had learned that two local middle school students had been taken to the emergency room for ingesting gummy bears laced with marijuana.  Should we expect to see more incidents like this?  Sadly, the answer is probably “Yes.”  Although it may have gone somewhat overlooked […]