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Swansea voters oppose residential rezoning for pot growing

SWANSEA – A proposed rezoning to allow recreational marijuana cultivation in rural residential zones was denied by voters at a special town meeting on...

Report: 5K marijuana citations issued in R.I. since decriminalization

PROVIDENCE – Although possession of small amounts of marijuana was decriminalized in Rhode Island in 2013, police officers throughout the state continue to issue...

BHO lab operators sentenced for role in Providence warehouse fire

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island businessmen were sentenced Jan. 26 in U.S. District Court for their role in a fire that destroyed a Providence...

Feds toughen marijuana stance

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently signaled that federal prosecutors may once again enforce U.S. law in prosecuting people involved in the cultivation, distribution...

Pot use now a gamble

Prohibition-lite: That’s President Donald Trump’s marijuana policy set out in Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ guidance to U.S. attorneys, encouraging them to enforce federal pot...

Marijuana and the workplace

Millions of American workers have a right that they did not have until recently; the right to lawfully cultivate, use and possess marijuana. All...

New marijuana center in Freetown lands $10M investment

FREETOWN – AmeriCann Inc. announced a $10 million investment from Mountain States Capital Inc. for a facility it’s developing to grow and process marijuana,...

Marijuana smokers should be more considerate

I support marijuana legalization, but I wish pot smokers would stop stinking up the sidewalks. I’m not alone. In places where using marijuana no longer...
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State officials back marijuana study commission before legalization

PROVIDENCE – Members of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s administration are backing a commission to further study the issue of legalizing recreational marijuana, which would...

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