Two positive columns:

Eagan: With billions wasted, war on weed is pound foolish
Boston Herald, Dec. 19, 2010

Pierced: Lame blame
Boston Globe, Dec. 19, 2010


Marijuana violence Worcester see spate of crimes
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Tue., Dec. 14, 2010

Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Mon., Dec. 13, 2010


Activists look to advance marijuana reform legislation
Daily News of Newburyport, Fri, Dec. 10, 2010


Marijuana cultivation a God-given right
Weekly Dig, Thu, Dec. 9, 2010


Extra questions surprise JP voters
Jamaica Plain Gazette, November 18, 2010
NOTE: This paper is on MassCann’s Press Release List.  They chose not to publish a story before election Sen. still supports marijuana legalization, but won’t be in charge of the bill
Newton Tab, November 12, 2010

Massachusetts Can Marijuana reform finds overwhelming support on Election Day
Worcester Magazine, November 11, 2010

Editorial: Voters send a message on marijuana
Metrowest Daily News, November 10, 2010
Milford Daily News, November 10, 2010
Daily News Tribune, November 10, 2010
The Enterprise, November 10, 2010
WickedLocal/Berkley, November 10, 2010
WickedLocal/Taunton, November 10, 2010
WickedLocal/Rehoboth, November 10, 2010
WickedLocal/Dighton, November 10, 2010
Taunton Daily Gazette, November 10, 2010
Danvers Herald, November 10,2010
WickedLocal/Wakefield, November 10,2010
WickedLocal/Winchester, November 10, 2010

Sen. still supports marijuana legalization, but won’t be in charge of the bill
Brookline Tab, November 10, 2010

Cambridge Increases Marijuana Use Fines
Harvard Crimson, November 10, 2010

Cambridge still working on public marijuana use ban
Cambridge Chronicle, November 9, 2010

Cambride police want to ban public consumption of marijuana
Boston Globe Your Town, November 9, 2010

Bay State voters stoked to weed out most laws
Boston Herald (AP), Sunday, November 7, 2010

Voters in many Massachusetts communities back loosening of marijuana laws
WickedLocal/westport, Saturday, November 6, 2010
WickedLocal/Fall River, Saturday, November 6, 2010
The Herald News (Fall River), Saturday, November 6, 2010
WickedLocal/Swansea, Saturday, November 6, 2010
WickedLocal/Somerset, Saturday, November 6, 2010

Mass. voters back loosening of marijuana laws
NECN, Saturday, November 6, 2010
Boston Globe, November 6, 2010
Telegram & Gazette, Saturday, November 6, 2010

Medical marijuana not a burning issue for lawmakers
The Sun Chronicle, Friday, November 5, 2010

Four districts vote yeas on marijuana ballot questions
The Metrowest Daily News, Friday, November 5, 2010
The Milford Daily News, Friday, November 5, 2010

Legalize It
Harvard Crimson, Friday, November 5, 2010

Pot activists gauging Mass. voters on legalization, by Steven LeBlanc, AP
October 29, 2010

Brookline Tab endorsement: Yes on Question 4
Brookline Tab, October 28, 2010

Newton TAB Endorsement on Ballot Questions: 3 No’s and a Yes
Newton Tab, October 27, 2010

OUR ENDORSEMENTS: Ballot Questions
Marblehead Reporter, October 27, 2010

How cool is 13th District to pot?
Telegram & Gazette, October 27, 2010

Three Make Case for 2nd (Berkshire) District Seat, October26, 2010

Swampscott voters to be polled on marijuana
Swampscott Reporter, October 24, 2010

Marijuana questions on some local ballots: Advocates would legalize use for medical purposes
Patriot Ledger (Quincy), Oct 23, 2010

Marblehead voters to be polled on marijuana
Marblehead Reporter, October 21, 2010

OP-ED: Opinion: Vote ‘yes’ on Question 4 and support marijuana legalization
Brookline Tab, October 21, 2010

New! Letter: Not pleased with incumbent’s support for legalizing pot
Salem News, October 20, 2010

Letter: It’s time to legalize pot
Newton Tab, October 20, 2010

Letter: Medical marijuana should be legalized
Sun Chronicle, Attleboro, October 20, 2010

Westford Town Meeting cracks down on marijuana consumption
Lowell Sun, October 19, 2010

Letter: Legalizing pot would benefit state in many ways
Patriot Ledger (Quincy), October 14, 2010

The Drug Debate: Ballot question to measure opinion on marijuana legalization
Worcester Magazine, october 13, 2010

Column: Smoking, Guns
Boston Globe, October 12, 2010
Letters on Kevin Cullen’s Column: “Smoking, Guns”
Boston Globe, October 17, 2010

15th Middlesex House Rep. Kaufman discusses legalized marijuana
Woburn Advocate, October 8, 2010 & Lexington Minuteman, October 8, 2010

Question to poll Sutton voters on medical marijuana
The Millbury-Sutton Chronicle, October 7, 2010

Letter: Murder spree should prompt drug talk
Roslindale-West Roxbury Transcript, October 7, 2010

Second Middlesex candidates Carnevale, Jehlen disagree on legalized marijuana
Winchester Star, October 6, 2010

Race for State Rep: Garlick, O’Leary take ‘wait and see’ approach to potential pot law
Dover-Sherborn Press, October 6, 2010

Legal pot is goal of ballot question
Sun Chronicle Attleboro, October 2, 2010

Tax Pot?
Valley Advocate, September 30, 2010

Creem blunt on marijuana support ; Newton voters to weigh in on pot legalization
Newton TAB – September 29
This story has been picked up by three other papers
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Editorial: Marijuana law in hands of voters
MetroWest Daily News, September 29
This Editorial has been picked up by ten other papers
click here to see them.

Clark Slams Spadafora Over Legalized Marijuana Support
Melrose Patch, Sept. 24

HAND: Point of agreement: Republican Sean Bielat and U.S. Rep. Barney Frank share an unusual area of agreement – the legalization of marijuana.
Sun-Chronicle (Attleboro), September 27, 2010

Some approve of pot legalization for tax revenue
Salem News, September 27

Some approve of pot legalization for tax revenue
Gloucester Times, September 27

Voters set to ponder legalized pot
Cape Cod Times, September 25
Letters to the Editor in response to this story are here:

Ballot question #4: Should Creem approve legalizing pot?
wickedlocal/newton, September 24, 2010

Brookline, Newton and Wellesley voters to weigh in on marijuana sales and taxation
wickedlocal/newton, September 24, 2010

Sudbury voters to be polled on Cannabis legalization
wickedlocal/sudbury, September 24, 2010

Marijuana question polarizes Senate candidates at first debate
wickedlocal/melrose, September 24, 2010

Brookline, Newton and Wellesley voters to weigh in on marijuana sales and taxation, September 24, 2010

Brookline, Newton and Wellesley voters to weigh in on marijuana sales and taxation
wickedlocal/amesbury, September 24, 2010

Marblehead voters to be asked opinion on legalizing cannabis
wickedlocal/marblehead, September 24, 2010

Thousands attend marijuana rally
Police arrest two, issue 34 citations at gathering
Boston Sunday Globe, September 19, 2010

Gubernatorial candidate Jill Stein, pot rally organizer push for legalization
Joint endeavor

Boston Sunday Herald, September 19, 2010

Editorial: Seeing through the smoke
Lowell Sun, Sept. 2, 2010

Seeing through the smoke of decriminalization
Sentinel & Enterprise (Fichburg), August 29, 2010

Going to pot Decriminalizing marijuana wrong move
Telegram & Gazette, August 27, 2010

NH subcommittee studies marijuana options
Eagle Tribune, August 27, 2010

OPINION: Beacon Hill should tackle another vice
The Enterprise, August 26, 2010

OUR OPINION: Time for Beacon Hill to tackle another vice
Patriot Ledger, August 25, 2010

Below is AP Story on many other sites, comment it up.

Officials say too many loopholes in Mass. pot law
Telegram and Gazette, August 24, 2010

Officials say too many loopholes in Mass. pot law
The Herald News (Fall River), August 24, 2010

Some Mass. towns give up on marijuana enforcement, August 24, 2010

Some Mass. towns give up on marijuana enforcement
Boston Herald August 24, 2010

High time to legalize marijuana?
Patriot Ledger, August 22, 2010

High time to legalize marijuana?
The Enterprise (Brockton), August 22, 2010
(A comment on one site is a comment on both)

Pitchhing Pot
Boston Globe, August 22, 2010

EDITORIAL: Follow VA lead on medical marijuana
Sun Chronicle (Attleboro), Sunday, August 1, 2010

If California legalizes marijuana, not clear what Obama administration would do
Boston Herald, July 30, 3010 (reprinted from Fresno Bee)

This news is VERY IMPORTANT:
VA easing rules for medical marijuana users
Telegram and Gazette, Saturday, July 24, 2010

Medical marijuana to be OK in some VA clinics
Boston Herald, Saturday July 24, 2010

Medical marijuana to be OK in some VA clinics
Boston Globe, Saturday July 24, 2010

LETTER: California sends wrong message about marijuana The Standard Times, July 27, 2010

Editorial: Oakland green
MetroWest Daily News, July 22, 2010

Letter: Casinos and pot legalization
MetroWest Daily News, Friday, July 2, 2010

Letters: Bitter pot stirred on marijuana debate: Misinformation, and much missing in column’s view
Boston Globe, Sunday, April 25

Column: Gone to pot
Boston Globe, April 20

Letter: Pot use or runaway dog: Pay those fines
The Salem News, April 13, 2010

Arrests for pot are down, but penalties prove hard to collect
The Salem News, April 8, 2010

Pot shot
Sunday Globe Magazine, Sunday, March 28, 2010
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Police chief details change in marijuana law to parents
The Bedford Minuteman, March 19, 2010

Medical pot bill likely dead
Jamaica Plain Gazette, March 19, 2010 Web Exclusive

Fight for medical marijuana started with son
The Greenfield Recorder, March 18, 2010

Medical ‘pot’ bill simmering
The Republican, March 17, 2010
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State Lawmakers Put Off Vote On Medical Marijuana
WCVBTV5 Mar 16, 2010

The Weekly Dig, March 10, 2010

Marijuana legalization bill with origins in the Pioneer Valley has hearing on Beacon Hill
The Daily Collegian, Amherst, March 11, 2010

Sánchez urged to push medical pot bill
Jamaica Plain Gazette, March 5, 2010

Letter: Drug war causes more damage than drugs
Gloucester Times, Thu, March 4, 2010

Letter: Drug education must be rooted in reality
Gloucester Times, March 3, 2010

Op-Ed: Can we ever win the drug war?
Gloucester Times, Mon, March 1, 2010

Editorial: Meet Jane Doe: She’s 100 – and stoned
The Republican, Fri, Feb. 26, 2010

Letter: Current laws make drug lords wealthy men
The Salem News, Thu, February 25, 2010

Marijuana use on the rise among Baby Boomers
NECN: February  22, 2010

Letter: Capuano failed to exploit pot reform issue
The Salem News, Tue, February 9, 2010

Letter: Did Capuano’s silence on pot elect Brown?
Eagle Tribune, Tue, February 9, 2010

As pot-smoking, pill-popping baby boomers age, new health problems may arise
The Boston Globe, Mon, Feb. 8, 2010

Letter: The real reason Brown won election
Daily News of Newburyport, Mon, February 8, 2010

NH Lawmakers mull decriminalizing and taxing pot NH lawmakers mull taxation, decriminalization
Eagle Tribune, January 31, 2010

Letter: Democrats should support medical marijuana law
Eagle Tribune, January 27, 2010

Op-Ed: Evans: In Defense of Martha
Daily News Tribune, January 26, 2010

Will the Real Drug Reform Candidate Please Stand?
The Valley Advocate, January 12, 2010

Op-Ed: Allow patients relief from pain and nausea which marijuana offers
Cape Cod Today, January 12, 2010

Op-Ed: Evans and Epstein: What’s next for marijuana reform?

The Georgetown Record, January 8, 2010
The Herald News, January 8, 2010
The Taunton Daily Gazette, January 7, 2010
The Metrowest Daily News, January 7, 2010
The Daily News Tribune, January 7, 2010
The Milford Daily News, January 7, 2010
Wakefield Observer, January 7, 2010
Gatehouse News Service, January 7, 2010

HINGHAM POLICE: 33 civil citations for marijuana in 2009
The Hingham Journal, January 7, 2010

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