In Massachusetts, Not Everyone Happy with Upscale Nature of Legal Pot


Five local PBS news programs around the country, including “Chicago Tonight,” are examining marijuana legalization. This is the latest in our series of reports.


Two years after Massachusetts voters approved recreational marijuana, the first pot shops have opened, and business is booming – for deep-pocketed companies. But some would-be entrepreneurs say the regulatory environment makes starting a business too expensive and risky.

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WGBH reporter Arun Rath gives us a look at what it takes to cash in on cannabis.


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