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‘Artisanal, Wellness-Oriented’ Marijuana-Infused Chocolate Shop Pitched for Holyoke

High End Chocolate would cultivate marijuana, infuse chocolate with it, and sell the product in Holyoke, Massachusetts, where Mayor Alex B. Morse has embraced cannabis as a means to revitalize the down-at-the-heels old mill town. Helen Gomez Andrews of Brooklyn, New York made a pitch for the proposed business before the Holyoke City Council on Tuesday night; she has experience working for financial institutions Morgan Stanley, Barclays, and Lehman Brothers, and her husband runs a restaurant in New York City, according to MassLive.com.

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