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Federal Grand Jury Investigates Municipal Cannabis Contracts in Massachusetts


In an effort to crack down on local corruption, U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling has convened a federal grand jury to investigate municipal cannabis contracts -- called "host community agreements" -- in Massachusetts. Great Barrington, Eastham, Leicester, Newton, Northamptom and Uxbridge have received subpoenas from Lelling's office inquiring about the cities' host community agreements with the cannabis businesses operating within their borders, according to The Boston Globe. Under state law, each...

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