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Massachusetts Cannabis Commission launches group to deal with social cannabis consumption

Massachusetts Cannabis Commission launches group to deal with social cannabis consumption

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 5, 2019

We're on the brink of social cannabis establishments being licensed to open their doors in Massachusetts. Of course, with such a new culture being introduced to the Bay State, social cannabis consumption must be overseen. That's where the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) comes in handy. Currently, the C...

Cannabis cafes are coming to Massachusetts

Cannabis cafes are coming to Massachusetts

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 4, 2019

Massachusetts looks set to be the next place on the U.S. map to introduce on-site social cannabis consumption in the form of social cannabis cafes. Based on a recent report, an independent panel of cannabis advisors in the state have voted in favor of introducing cannabis cafes in Massachusetts. Cannabis delivery services will also be permitted by social cannabis cafes, which must be licensed to sell cannabis on th...

Victims of the drug war in Massachusetts will be encouraged to sell legal weed

Victims of the drug war in Massachusetts will be encouraged to sell legal weed

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 31, 2018

Massachusetts is paving the way for people who have been victimized by the drug war by providing them with job opportunities in the thriving legal cannabis industry. Individuals residing in communities that have been unfairly targeted for drug enforcement will now be able to get involved in the burgeonin...

Massachusetts could become the next global leader in cannabis research

Massachusetts could become the next global leader in cannabis research

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 26, 2018

Is Massachusetts on track to become a pioneer in cannabis research? As a national leader in fields such as health care, life sciences and biotech, “The Bay State” stands a good chance at dominating the cannabis sphere. Cannabis legalization in Massachusetts could potentially drive scientists and academics to c...

Massachusetts kick-starts its recreational cannabis licensing

Massachusetts kick-starts its recreational cannabis licensing

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 13, 2018

“Ganjapreneurs” in Massachusetts can now apply to open a recreational cannabis business. Regulators in Massachusetts started inviting applicants to begin the application process for cultivating and selling social cannabis at noon on Monday, April 2. Only select cannabis entrepreneurs in Massac...

Massachusetts to move forward with new medical cannabis rules

Massachusetts to move forward with new medical cannabis rules

Sara Tiradossi

October 27, 2017

Massachusetts officials recently announced they are ready to move forward with the state’s medical cannabis program, after a yearlong delay. The Department of Public Health finalized the new regulations in September 2016, but they were then put on hold over the voter-approved ballot measure that...

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