Massachusetts suspends rec marijuana legalization talks

Massachusetts’ House Speaker suspended negotiations on a recreational marijuana legalization measure, suggesting those talks were distracting lawmakers from finalizing another bill on the state’s budget. The move on Wednesday night could further delay passage and implementation of an adult-use cannabis law, which state legislators have been working on since 54% of state voters passed a measure last November. House lawmakers voted to repeal and replace the voter-backed measure with a more restrictive and tax-heavy bill, while state senators passed a measure with more modest changes that has been endorsed by cannabis advocates. A ... Massachusetts suspends rec marijuana legalization talks is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs