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Quarantine Ordered For Most Marijuana Vaping Products In Massachusetts

Nov 12, 2019
A vape pen in action.
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Massachusetts cannabis regulators ordered a quarantine Tuesday for all marijuana vaping products, except those that vaporize flower for medical patients.

Medical Marijuana Patients In Massachusetts Set To Regain Vape Product Access

Nov 7, 2019
Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission member Jen Flanagan, at right, addresses marijuana vape products during a meeting. At left is commission member Shaleen Title.
Sam Doran / State House News Service

Medical marijuana users in Massachusetts are on track to regain access to vaping products next week.

Steven Hoffman, at left, chairman of the CCC, and DPH Commissioner Monica Bharel, at right.
Sam Doran / State House News Service

A Massachusetts Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that the emergency state regulations banning the sale of all vaping products "are very likely invalid" as they relate to medical marijuana patients.

New England Treatment Access in Northampton, Massachusetts.
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A federal grand jury is looking into the mandatory agreements and payments between host communities and marijuana businesses in Massachusetts, according to a report in The Boston Globe

Marijuana.
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Marijuana retailers in Massachusetts say the state's ban on vaping products is taking a bite out of their business. The vaping ban is also having an impact on the supply of legal weed.

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