Naomi Martin

Naomi Martin covers the politics, business and societal impact of marijuana legalization. A Massachusetts native, Martin joined the Globe in 2018 from The Dallas Morning News, where she was part of a team named a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the July 7 murders of five police officers.

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Marijuana products improperly dumped behind Framingham lab, police say

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A marijuana testing lab is under investigation this week after Framingham police accused the lab of improperly throwing hundreds of vials of cannabis products into an unlocked dumpster.

Healey nixes Charlton rule requiring town meeting votes on marijuana contracts

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Town meeting is no place for contract negotiations with pot businesses, Attorney General Maura Healey ruled Tuesday when she disapproved a Charlton bylaw.

What’s in a name: Marijuana companies hope to break through the haze

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As more cannabis businesses emerge in Massachusetts, they face one of the most important tasks of starting up: choosing a name.

Cannabis panel seeks authority to scrutinize shops’ pacts with towns

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State law caps the value of payments to municipalities, which are intended to offset the costs of hosting a marijuana business, at 3 percent of each firm’s annual revenue.