Tag: Massachusetts

  • Cannabis Battle is Winnable, Barney Frank says

    PORTLAND – U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass. told the state’s first Maine Medical Marijuana Expo on Saturday that current laws against marijuana use are expensive, applied unevenly and ought to be repealed. “People who make a personal decision to smoke marijuana should not be subject to prosecution,” said Frank, noting that the movement has allies…

  • MassCann Member Says ‘Go Green with Hemp’

    February 3, 2010 – Weed is green—at least according to Scott Gacek, who is on the board of directors for the Mass. Cannabis Reform Coalition (MassCann). More specifically, hemp, the non psychoactive variety of cannabis used for commercial and industrial purposes would provide a plethora of both environmental and economic benefits if the United States…