The Short List: Pot Panel, Heroin Bust, Turnpike Tracking

Aug 11, 2017

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news. 

What made The Short List this week?

  • Massachusetts' cannabis advisory panel is made up of people mostly from pro-pot communities, including three from western Mass. (NEPR)
  • Authorities in Hampden County conduct a major drug bust, seizing enough heroin for 450,000 bags. (NEPR, MassLive)
  • Law enforcement has used new tracking technology on the Mass. Turnpike seven times since October. (MassLive)