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State rejects Charlton marijuana bylaw

Zachary Comeau |

A $100-million marijuana cultivation facility was handed another legal win Thursday as Charlton grapples with its proposed 1-million-square-foot cultivation facility.

Efforts underway to help lawyers with job's side effects

Zachary Comeau |

New efforts are being made in Massachusetts to help lawyers with addiction or struggling with depression after a 2016 study raised alarms.

Wayland's Candela Corp. seeks tax break to move to Marlborough

Wayland-based Candela Corp. is one step closer to becoming yet another corporation to move its headquarters to Marlborough, as the city's Finance Committee signed off on a deal.

Community Healthlink restoring 24/7 urgent care services

Grant Welker |

Community Healthlink, a Worcester treatment center, is due to restore its around-the-clock availability after receiving a grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation.

Boston Scientific settles global patent spat with Edwards Lifesciences after $180M payment

Zachary Comeau |

Major biotech player Boston Scientific and its California competitor Edwards Lifesciences are resolving a global patent spat in all courts around the world.

Gas averaging $2.44, but survey cites 86-cent range

State House News Service |

The average price of gas in Massachusetts dropped five cents in the last week, AAA reported Monday, even as the national average price for gas inched up for the first time in months.

Biz confidence dims amidst market volatility, gov't shutdown

State House News Service |

Confidence levels among Massachusetts employers hit a two-year low in December.

Mass. pot retailer NETA acquired by Atlanta cannabis firm

New England Treatment Access, one of the first two Massachusetts companies to open a retail marijuana store east of the Mississippi River has been acquired by an Atlanta firm.

Winery to open in Higgins Armory

Zachary Comeau |

Craft beer seems to be all the rage, with dozens of new breweries opening every year in Massachusetts, with new wineries few and far between. Chris Simpson hopes to change that story.

CCC still says host agreement law is unclear

State House News Service |

The Cannabis Control Commission on Thursday formally requested that the Legislature amend the law to give it the power to review and regulate host community agreements.

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