The Cannabis Community
As the CCC set out to regulate and tax cannabis in Massachusetts, there was a community there ready to help guide them. This episode takes a look at the community that helped pass question four and what they did to help shape the rules.
The War on Drugs has been devastating to minority communities and even former President Jimmy Carter called it a total failure. But beyond a mere reversal of cannabis prohibition, Massachusetts is hoping to use its new regulations to help communities rebuild.
The Exit Drug
With its potential for pain management and indications that cannabis can be used to treat a range of conditions from epilepsy to Post traumatic stress, there’s a hope it could now be aimed at the opioid crisis. For years teenagers were warned marijuana was a gateway drug that would lead to the abuse of heavier substances, but with mounting evidence of its medical benefits -- some are now calling it the exit drug.
The Green Rush
Cannabis is a booming industry and it seems like everyone wants in on the green rush, but is that feasible for the everyday entrepreneur? We take a look at some of the people taking on the barriers to entry for the marijuana industry.
The Harvest Cup
The Harvest Cup in Worcester was held in November of 2017. It was like a big coming out party for an industry that had been illegal just over a year before. We talk to competitors and organizers about what it meant to see Cannabis come out of the shadows.
Mass. Marijuana - Coming Soon
Coming soon from Boston 25 News, a podcast all about the business of bud. In this series, we'll follow along as Massachusetts, a state notorious for red tape and taxes, sets out to regulate the booming industry of recreational cannabis.