U.S. Attorney Raises Uncertainty For The Future Of Mass. Marijuana Industry

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On Monday, Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling issued a statement that his office "cannot provide assurances that certain categories of participants in the state-level marijuana trade will be immune from federal prosecution."

Lelling's statement differs from those in other states where recreational marijuana has been legalized.

What does this mean for the future of the Massachusetts marijuana industry?


Jim Borghesani, Massachusetts spokesman for the Marijuana Policy Project and former communications director for the Yes On 4 Campaign.

Steve Hoffman, chairman of the Cannabis Control Commission.

Donald Stern, former U.S. attorney for Massachusetts from 1993 to 2001 and managing director of corporate monitoring and consulting services at Affiliated Monitors.

This segment aired on January 9, 2018.



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