The Pot Shop is (Almost) Open

Photo: WHMP

The Pot Shop is (Almost) Open

Friday May 24, 2013

Local officials will have a chance next week to learn more about the new state medical marijuana regulations. The Franklin Regional Council of Governments will hold a forum next Wednesday to brief local leaders on the new state regs, which go into effect today. A number of area towns are considering temporary moratoriums on the siting of medical pot dispencaries until those towns can develop zoning laws regarding those facilities.

Recent Headlines

in National, World

Hollande says U.S., France to step up strikes in Syria, Iraq


French President Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.

in Black Friday, National

PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon


Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?

in National

America’s worst traffic nightmares


The top 50 worst bottlenecks in America waste millions of gallons of gas and hours of productivity.

in National, World

In taking economic war to Islamic State, U.S. developing new tools


U.S. warplanes have struck Islamic State's oil infrastructure in Syria in a stepped-up campaign of economic warfare that the U.S. estimates has cut the group's black-market earnings from oil by about a third.

in National

15 million on HIV treatment as AIDS pandemic tide turns


Some 15.8 million people worldwide are now on HIV treatment and a fast-track strategy to end the AIDS pandemic is starting to show results, the United Nations AIDS program said on Tuesday.