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Sheryl Julian for The Boston Globe Chef Tim Maslow in his Brookline restaurant Ribelle, which will close July 2. Sitting in his Brookline restaurant, Ribelle, before service, Tim Maslow looks happy and relieved. He has sold the place (he can’t say now to whom) and will serve his last dinner on July 2. The talented […]

PEABODY — When detectives Eric Ricci and David Murphy saw unwrapped, colorful chocolates in the shape of LEGO men on a traffic stop, they knew instantly what they were looking at. “We knew it was a drug right away,” said Ricci.  It was the first time the Peabody drug unit had come across THC-coated candies. […]

BOSTON – The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol on Thursday accused Walpole Police Chief John Carmichael, Jr., of violating state campaign rules by appearing at anti-marijuana legalization event in full uniform during working hours. The campaign, headed by former Massachusetts assistant attorney general Will Luzier, is seeking to legalize marijuana for recreational use and a […]

Oregon is marking its first year of legal marijuana and with it some milestones: We are buying a lot of pot and the sales are generating millions in tax revenue — but not in the eastern half of the state, where the idea remains particularly unpopular. Other cannabis trends worth noting: Oregon recorded an uptick […]

This article is sponsored by LivWell Enlightened Health. With 14 dispensaries, a partnership with Snoop Dogg, and over 550 employees, most would argue that Colorado dispensary chain LivWell Enlightened Health embodies “corporate cannabis” – a nebulous concept that both pro- and anti-legalization groups have been wary of for years. LivWell’s development is a symptom of […]

Both antipot groups and marijuana advocates tend to cherry-pick data to support their claims. However, Larry Wolk, chief medical officer for the state department of health, says it’s too early to draw conclusions about the true social and health impacts on Colorado. Marijuana-related hospitalizations have tripled in Colorado since legalization, and emergency room visits have […]

(Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) MedMen, a Los Angeles-based cannabis industry management company, announced on Monday, June 27, that the launch of a $100 million private equity fund to finance “strategic investments in supply-constrained, high barrier to entry markets,” according to a company news release. Chicago investment firm Wicklow Capital is an anchor investor in […]

(Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) MedMen, a Los Angeles-based cannabis industry management company, announced on Monday, June 27, that the launch of a $100 million private equity fund to finance “strategic investments in supply-constrained, high barrier to entry markets,” according to a company news release. Chicago investment firm Wicklow Capital is an anchor investor in […]

(Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) MedMen, a Los Angeles-based cannabis industry management company, announced on Monday, June 27, that the launch of a $100 million private equity fund to finance “strategic investments in supply-constrained, high barrier to entry markets,” according to a company news release. Chicago investment firm Wicklow Capital is an anchor investor in […]

Dear Mother, I’m a grown-up who has never tried marijuana, but I am interested in experimenting. What do you suggest? — 40-Year-Old Weed Virgin   Dear Virgin, Thank you for writing in. You are definitely not alone! For a long time, marijuana got an awful rep and was stigmatized greatly, which caused many curious folks […]