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Connecticut billboard pointing to legal marijuana sales across border sparks squabble

A highway billboard in Connecticut that reads “Weed is legal in 60 miles,” meaning cannabis is legally for sale via businesses that sit just across the border in Massachusetts, has prompted a community stir, Rocky Hill TV station WFSB reported.

The billboard – which includes the logo for the tech company Weedmaps – also reflects why pressure is building on states adjacent to adult use-legal Massachusetts to consider recreational cannabis legislation.

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