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Jessica Baker takes a cutting of a plant at the Baker's marijuana nursery at Baker Medical, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Oklahoma City. When voters in conservative Oklahoma approved medical marijuana in 2018, many thought the rollout would be ploddingly slow and burdened with bureaucracy. Instead, business is booming so much cannabis industry workers and entrepreneurs are moving to Oklahoma from states with more well-established pot cultures, like California, Colorado and Oregon.  (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Pot entrepreneurs flocking to the Bible Belt for low taxes

Mar. 7, 2020 6:24 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — From their keen taste for sun-ripened pot to their first meeting at a pro-marijuana rally in college in the 1990s, everything about Chip and Jessica Baker fits the stereotype of cannabis country in Northern California, where they lived for 20 years. Jessica, with wavy hair that falls...

Cambridge halts approval of pot businesses amid lawsuit

Feb. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard and MIT's hometown is closed to recreational marijuana businesses, at least for now. Officials in Cambridge, Massachusetts, say they won't the approve any local agreements with pot entrepreneurs until a lawsuit challenging its newly created cannabis business permitting...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Feb. 14, 2020 4:17 PM EST

Editorials from around New England: CONNECTICUT Proposed ‘clean slate’ law deserves strong, but careful, consideration Hartford Courant Feb. 9 The principle behind “clean slate” laws is simple: Criminal convictions, including those for minor offenses, can follow someone their whole...