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.

Latest stories

‘Huge case of bitter grapes’: Marijuana community divided over proposed crackdown on pot dealers

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While police and some policymakers call for more enforcement, many consumers say they still need the illicit market around.

Bill aims to crack down on black market marijuana

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A proposed task force would help police and prosecutors with leads on unlicensed sellers.


In Massachusetts, people of color are the first to get arrested for marijuana — and the last to be licensed

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So far, only five economic empowerment applicants have submitted applications to the commission, and none have opened for business.

Commission wants more scrutiny of pot company ownership

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The Cannabis Control Commission debated a process for reviewing proposed changes to the ownership of licensed cannabis firms, which the agency must approve.