Lawmakers Want More Changes to Massachusetts Cannabis Law
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Lawmakers Want More Changes to Massachusetts Cannabis Law

Dozens of proposals to expand or restrict the sale and use of retail marijuana have come up in the statehouse.

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February 12, 2019

BOSTON -- As the retail marijuana industry takes off in Massachusetts, lawmakers are gearing up to make major changes, again, to the state's voter-approved pot law.

Dozens of proposals to expand or restrict the sale and use of retail marijuana were filed ahead of the two-year legislative session that got underway last month.

Much of the focus by Beacon Hill leaders aims at giving law enforcement more authority to target people suspected of driving while stoned.

Other proposals would ease workplace rules that pot advocates claim are unfair, including bills that would prevent private employers from testing workers for marijuana.

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