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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and Pure Oasis co-owners Kobie Evans and Kevin Hart celebrate and announce the opening of the first marijuana dispensary located in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and Pure Oasis co-owners Kobie Evans and Kevin Hart celebrate and announce the opening of the first marijuana dispensary located in Boston. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Here's the Radio Boston rundown for March 9. Tiziana Dearing is our host.

  • Dr. Davidson Hamer, professor at the Boston University School of Medicine and Dr. Sandro Galea, Dean at B.U. School of Public Health, join us to answer your questions and bring you the latest information on the coronavirus.
  • Fallout from the coronavirus has dealt a blow to the economy, with the stock market suffering its worst drop since 2011. Evan Horowitz, Executive Director of the Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University, makes sense of it.
  • More than three years after Massachusetts legalized recreational marijuana, Boston's first pot shop is open for business. We hear from an owner of the store Pure Oasis, in the Grove Hall part of Dorchester.

This program aired on March 9, 2020.

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