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House:
ADJOURNED 'til Tuesday at 11 a.m. (informal)
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ADJOURNED 'til Thursday at 1 p.m. (formal)

ON POT, BUMP SEES A "REALLY TRICKY THING" AHEAD FOR THE LEGISLATURE

Beacon Hill has been sort of paralyzed on the issue of marijuana legalization in the six week since voters passed the landmark law, which is now known as Chapter 334.

The possession, use and home-growing aspects of the law took effect Dec. 15 but the machinery of government has been slow to start working toward creation of what's expected to become a significant regulatory apparatus.


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