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Mass. online sales tax strategy eyed as SCOTUS hears case

State House News Service |

A dispute over whether states should be able to require online retailers to collect and remit state sales taxes is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court, but Massachusetts' approach to the issue is being...

Cannabis enforcement threat may result in bigger returns, CCC chair says

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The abrupt change in the federal government's approach to marijuana law enforcement means investors in the state-sanctioned Massachusetts pot market could see bigger returns on their investments,...

SBA appoints new New England administrator

The U.S. Small Business Administration has a new regional administrator for New England, Wendell Davis, a Connecticut resident.

3Cross Brewing Co. becomes cooperative

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester beermaker 3Cross Brewing Co. is now a cooperative owned by its three employees and will soon make an offer to customers to buy a stake in the co-op.

Accolades & honors

Diana Lados, Milton Prince Higgins II distinguished associate professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the founder and director of WPI's...

U.S. AG Sessions' new policy complicates legal cannabis industry

State House News Service |

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission plans to forge ahead in developing a legal marijuana market in Massachusetts, despite uncertainty generated Thursday by U.S. Attorney General Jeff...

Secretary of State urges LLC caution

State House News Service |

Hoping to cash in on the new federal tax law, some Bay State workers have shown a growing interest in forming limited liability companies in time for the tax year that starts Monday, but a top state...

Marijuana proponents pleased with draft regulations

State House News Service |

The draft regulations proposed by the Cannabis Control Commission to govern all aspects of non-medical marijuana were well-received Thursday by the group behind the successful 2016 ballot question to...

Mass. Dems introduce net neutrality bill

State House News Service |

Two Merrimack Valley Democrats have introduced a bill that would prevent broadband providers from tiering access to the internet after federal regulators voted last week to lift the Obama-era...

RXi scarring treatment trial yields positive results

Emily Micucci |

RXi Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage drug company based in Marlborough, announced positive results from a clinical trial of its lead drug candidate, RXI-109.

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