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Cops arrest zero people at Boston’s annual pot rally

Cops arrest zero people at Boston’s annual pot rally

Marking an incremental, mostly symbolic, but still notable victory for New Englanders who love to smoke weed, the BPD reports that they did not arrest...
By Barry Thompson  |  September 21, 2011

Rolling Rally

It would have been impossible — or at least boneheaded — to print this sort of treasure map a few years ago.
Make the most of your freedom
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 16, 2011
Big Day For Medical Marijuana in Mass?

Big Day For Medical Marijuana in Mass?

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...
By Chris Faraone  |  June 29, 2011

Freak show

A hooker, an axe murderer, two white supremacists, and a little girl with pigtails are discussing their differences on air.
UNregular Radio gives a voice to the strange, the crass, and the stoned — you know, you
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 13, 2011

Estrogen influx for pot protesters

For years, MassCann has been something of a gentleman's club, trying to legalize pot in Massachusetts with limited success. But the March 19 board election brought a dramatic change.
Tokin' females
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  April 15, 2011

Mass pot reform blazes up

The Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition (MassCann) is hardly a stoned cadre of spliff-roasting slackers. They don't have that luxury.
Legalize It
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 07, 2011


Photos: MassCann's 2010 Freedom Rally

MassCann, our state's chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, hosts the 2010 Freedom Rally at Boston Common on September 18, 2010.
MassCann's 2010 Freedom Rally at Boston Common on September 18, 2010
By SCOTT M. LACEY  |  September 24, 2010
To Catch a Weed Faerie

To Catch a Weed Faerie

These are not Weed Faeries. (See more Freedom Rally photos here.) Is it true that every time you hear a bowl spark, a weed faerie...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  September 22, 2010

Air waves

Nestled in an unsuspecting downtown loft, a radio station swirls with pot smoke. Six days a week, burns up listeners' ears with a mix of local music and comedians.
Pot radio blows outta Boston
By VALERIE VANDE PANNE  |  July 30, 2010

This is your summer . . . on drugs

Ah, those weird Lazy Summer Days (LSDs) in Boston. What to do on them, so as not to go out of your head with boredom?
Nine ways to take the high way out of Dullsville
By VALERIE VANDE PANNE  |  June 18, 2010

MassCan's 20th Freedom Rally relatively free from arrests

Assuming that, at MassCann's 20th annual Freedom Rally on Boston Common this past Saturday, all 30,000 attendees got stoned, smokers had less than a half-percent chance of getting busted.
Peace Pipe Dept.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 25, 2009

Eight Characters I Spied at the Global Marijuana March on Faneuil Hall

 Dr. Keith Saunders. As the president of the commonwealth’s official NORML chapter, S...
By Chris Faraone  |  May 04, 2009