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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Why the vaping lung illness crisis is exploding now, according to Boston doctors

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“We weren’t asking the right questions,” says one doctor who treated patients with the lung injury caused by vaping.

38 patients now reported to have mysterious vaping-related lung illness in Mass.

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The statewide count rose from 10 after the state Department of Public Health issued an order requiring clinicians to report any possible cases of severe lung disease caused by vaping or use of electronic cigarettes.

Pot use among Mass. high school students fell in the decade before legalization, new report says. Will that trend continue?

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In 2017, about 24 percent of the state’s public high school students said they used cannabis in the previous month, down from 28 percent in 2011.

State cannabis agency proposes measure to require more transparency on vape ingredients sold in marijuana stores

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The efforts came after the Globe last week revealed regulatory gaps that experts said posed a safety problem.