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Caregivers could support more patients under Massachusetts’ refreshed medical cannabis regulations

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

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 patients hit loggerheads with a patient advocacy group in regards to what the right approach woul...

Customers rejoice as Boston’s first recreational cannabis store finally opens its doors

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

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 ushering customers inside its store, which is perched on 430 Blue Hill Avenue on the edge of Stanwood Street. “I...

Cape Cod’s first recreational cannabis dispensary will be operated by Curaleaf

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

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 to begin ushering in customers on January 29 in the downtown Provincetown.  A meeting set to ...

Massachusetts regulators approve cannabis delivery services and social cafes

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

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 will hopefully urge regulators to distribute licenses among business owners who wish to open regular ...

Massachusetts Cannabis Commission launches group to deal with social cannabis consumption

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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

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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

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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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