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Attleboro approves special permit for city’s first marijuana dispensary

ATTLEBORO – The city’s planning board approved its first special permit to a marijuana dispensary, on Forest Street, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported Feb. 24. The...
HOUSE SPEAKER NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO, pictured during a legislative session in 2019, and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio answered questions at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce's annual legislative luncheon on Wednesday. / AP FILE PHOTO/CHARLES KRUPA

Mattiello: Perennial deficit ‘not an appropriate way to run a government’

PROVIDENCE – House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello told business leaders Wednesday that he doesn’t object to many of the economic and educational initiatives contained...
DOWN TO BUSINESS: The House Committee on Finance’s Subcommittee on Human Services holds a meeting at the Statehouse in December to get an update on overspending at the R.I. Department of Children, Youth and Families, and the R.I. Office of Veterans Services. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Budget deficit, lottery contract, minimum wage among controversial issues facing General...

As Rhode Island lawmakers return for the 2020 legislative session on Jan. 7, some of the most pressing questions they’re expected to face this...
COLLISION COURSE: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo plans to again introduce a recreational marijuana proposal, in her fiscal 2021 budget plan, despite warnings from House and Senate leaders that they won’t consider it. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Marijuana debate will signal health of Rhode Island’s legislative process

The General Assembly reconvenes on Jan. 7 with a host of potentially contentious issues to address, including a budget deficit, the state lottery contract...
MASSACHUSETTS recreational marijuana shops posted more than $20 million in sales in 2019, according to the state. / AP FILE PHOTO/JULIO CORTEZ

Mass. marijuana shops report $420M in sales in 2019

BOSTON (AP) – Recreational marijuana shops in Massachusetts raked in more than $420 million in sales in the first full calendar year of legalization,...

Raimondo planning to introduce recreational marijuana proposal, despite opposition

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she still plans to introduce a proposal in January that would legalize and regulate recreational marijuana and...

Cerebration wins R.I. Business Competition’s Elevator Pitch Contest

PROVIDENCE – Cerebration bested 44 other contestants to emerge as the winner of the Rhode Island Business Competition’s Elevator Pitch Contest held at Venture...

Baker administration estimates vaping ban costing stores up to $8M in...

PROVIDENCE – A three-month ban on retail nicotine and marijuana vaping products in Massachusetts has the potential to cost private businesses $7 million to...

Was Gov. Gina M. Raimondo right to file a lawsuit to...

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Oct. 22 filed a lawsuit in Superior Court challenging the need for legislative approval of marijuana and hemp regulations. The...

Union gets toehold in R.I.’s marijuana industry

THE NASCENT CANNABIS INDUSTRY in Rhode Island is expanding quickly and attracting the attention of a national union best known for organizing supermarket workers. The...

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