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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‘All the advantages are going to the big-money people’: Mass. and Boston inch forward on marijuana equity efforts

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Dozens of marijuana advocates and business owners piled into the Boston City Council’s chambers. The session quickly devolved into a cathartic airing of grievances.

Cannabis convention coming to Boston on Friday

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NECANN says it’s the largest and longest-running cannabis industry event on the East Coast since it started in 2015.

Windfall, they said. Why Massachusetts marijuana taxes are disappointing so far

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Three months in to recreational pot sales, Massachusetts’ marijuana stores had sold less per resident than those in Nevada, Colorado, and California, according to a Globe analysis.

Baker pushes bill to combat marijuana-impaired driving

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Governor Charlie Baker on Thursday urged lawmakers to pass his bill aimed at cracking down on stoned drivers as more recreational marijuana stores open around the state.