Much-contested bill on Massachusetts marijuana regs finally OK'd by legislature

BOSTON — Massachusetts lawmakers signed off Wednesday on a compromise bill that makes changes to the voter-approved law that legalized adult use of recreational marijuana and expressed confidence the revamped measure could withstand any legal challenge.

The House of Representatives voted 136-11 to accept the recommendations of a six-member conference committee that spent weeks trying to resolve differences between the House and Senate on issues including taxes and local control.

The Senate, without debate, also approved the bill which was expected to be formally sent to Gov. Charlie…

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