Cannabis Legalization Bill On Gov. Bakers' Desk Needs Reworking, This MA Official Explains Why

On Sunday, the Massachusetts House and Senate both passed cannabis compromise legislation poised to create a more equitable environment in the legal industry.

Senate Bill 3096, which aims to advance diversity in the sector and regulate the host community agreement (HCA) between cannabis companies and municipalities, also includes the proposed study on medical consumption in schools.

While the measure is now on its way to Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk, the American Academy of Pediatrics opposes “medical outside the regulatory process of the US Food and Drug Administration,” an academy spokesperson told the Boston Herald on Tuesday.

“The cannabis control commission, in consultation with the department of elementary and secondary education and the department of public health, shall conduct a study on the possession, administration, and consumption of medical marijuana, as defined in chapter 94I, at public or private schools in the commonwealth as …

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