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Massachusetts recreational cannabis sales hit the $1B mark, despite COVID restrictions
November 15, 2020

As the two-year mark fast approaches since cannabis retailers in Massachusetts began serving customers, it’s safe to say that a celebration is just around the corner. Why? Because licensed dispensaries...

Caregivers could support more patients under Massachusetts’ refreshed medical cannabis regulations
August 27, 2020

Massachusetts has refreshed its medical cannabis regulations to provide patients with greater access to their medicine. However, the decision didn't come without it's hurdles. Opposing opinions meant that...

Customers rejoice as Boston’s first recreational cannabis store finally opens its doors
March 24, 2020

Almost four years of waiting is over for Boston’s cannabis consumers, what with the first ever recreational cannabis store having officially launched for business. On Monday, March 9, Pure Oasis began...

Cape Cod’s first recreational cannabis dispensary will be operated by Curaleaf
January 27, 2020

The first recreational cannabis dispensary in Cape Cod is about to open its doors. Curaleaf Holdings Inc. – a leading vertically integrated cannabis operator – will operate the pot shop, which is expected...

Massachusetts regulators approve cannabis delivery services and social cafes
The suggestions put forward by the Cannabis Advisory Board’s public safety subcommittee will now make their way to the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC)
October 2, 2019

If things go to plan for a group of cannabis advocates in Massachusetts, the state could soon transform into a haven for cannabis culture.  An advisory panel recently voted 5 to 2 in an effort that...

Massachusetts Cannabis Commission launches group to deal with social cannabis consumption
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...

Cannabis cafes are coming to Massachusetts

Cannabis cafes are coming to Massachusetts
The Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) noted, as an independent entity, that it would focus on “studying and making recommendations" on the plant's regulation and taxation.
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...

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
Qualifying applicants will be privileged with technical assistance and training in various areas of the cannabis industry
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...

Massachusetts could become the next global leader in cannabis research
Based on new state laws, labs in Massachusetts will be given the go-ahead to purchase cannabis from growers in the local area. This cannabis will be used in tests that exclude clinical trials.
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...

Massachusetts kick-starts its recreational cannabis licensing
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...

Massachusetts to move forward with new medical cannabis rules

Massachusetts to move forward with new medical cannabis rules
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...

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