noted in the Phoenix and a follow-up blog post two weeks ago,
the Boston City Council appears to be competently prepping for the
arrival of medical marijuana. As the state Department of Public
Health (DPH) irons out innumerable details, councilors here and
elsewhere are primarily tasked with figuring out where dispensaries
Seen In This Week's Boston
The City Council is working on zoning for dispensaries, and last Wednesday called for a public hearing. Here's an update:
the office of District 5 Councilor Rob Consalvo:
hearing on the medical marijuana dispensaries has officially been
scheduled for Monday, December 17th 2012, at 9:30 a.
Kudos to the usually-staid headline writers at Mass HIGH Tech (huh-huh) for pulling off the following headline: "Pot-dispensing machine maker explains stock highs." HIGHS, get it? You see what they did there?
The story under the headline doesn't make a hell of a lot of sense, since it turns out the stock in question is internally held and fluctuates wildly -- and it's latest jump was your fault, Massachusetts voters, for legalizing medical weed
It's hard to make stoner jokes about this week's hearing for House Bill 625 (and corresponding Senate Bill 1161), which would “regulate the medical use of marijuana by patients approved by physicians and certified by the department of public health.” Sure some token pot smokers were on hand at the Massachusetts Statehouse, sporting homemade jewelry and Rasta head wraps for their testimonies before the Joint Committee on Public Health