Massachusetts Department of Public Health Calls for Tougher Action by Cannabis Industry to Improve Health and Safety After Work-related Asthma Death

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today released an investigative report outlining additional steps the cannabis industry should take to prevent work-related asthma and sent a bulletin to health care providers in the Commonwealth urging vigilance in identifying work-related asthma among workers in that industry. These steps were taken …

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UPDATE: Dartmouth Police seek public’s help in finding man missing from group home

UPDATE: “The missing male, Dennis Darbyshire, has been located, and returned to his group home safely. Thank you for all of your assistance.” ___________________________________________________________________ The Dartmouth Police are seeking the public’s help in finding missing 46-year old Dennis Darbyshire of Dartmouth. He was last seen on Friday, April 30, 2021 …

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Drug Enforcement Agency New England announces 20th Take Back Day

This weekend the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will once again conduct one of its most popular community programs:  National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.  On Saturday April 24 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. the public can dispose of their expired, unused, and unwanted prescription medications at 565 collection sites throughout New …

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Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Long releases statement on having conviction of murder of Det. Mulligan overturned

“A Message from Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief Gregory Long The reprehensible and corrupt behavior of three former members of the Boston Police Department has caused the conviction in the 1993 murder of Detective John Mulligan to be overturned. Those three detectives not only disgraced themselves, but unfortunately their conduct was used …

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New Bedford Fire Department responds to Coggeshall Street fire

“Yesterday morning at 8:29am several 911 calls were received reporting a fire on the exterior of 309 Coggeshall Street. Tenants and a passerby attempted to extinguish the fire. This wood-frame building contained two first-floor commercial spaces as well as three living units. The building was protected by working smoke detectors. …

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