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Patrick Kennedy's unexpected challenge to marijuana legalization

Since leaving Capitol Hill in 2010, former Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy has devoted much of his energy to mental health concerns.
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By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  January 11, 2013
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Introducing Senator Buzzkill’s new pot bill

Back in November, the people of Massachusetts circumvented their elected lawmakers by legalizing medical marijuana through a ballot measure.
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By ARIEL SHEARER  |  January 11, 2013
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Massachusetts and Medical Marijuana: The FAQs

Everything you want to know about Massachusetts and medical marijuana but were afraid to ask.

By CARLY CARIOLI AND VALERIE VANDE PANNE  |  November 16, 2012
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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
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Are Civil (Liberties) Unions America's Best Hope?

Ron Paul and Barney Frank make odd bedfellows, but one hopes theirs is more than a one-night-stand.
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By HARVEY A. SILVERGLATE AND DANIEL R. SCHWARTZ  |  July 15, 2011
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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


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Weed picking up speed?

When the Phoenix published a cover story about the potential tipping point in the fight to end marijuana prohibition, we smelled something in the air: it seemed more than ever that such a resolution might be possible.
Just say now
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 10, 2009