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COVID-19 store closures are costing Massachusetts cannabis retailers millions in daily losses

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 30, 2020

For recreational cannabis dispensary owners in Massachusetts, the likelihood of raking in a healthy sales profit in 2020 is getting dimmer by the day. Why? On March 25, Governor Charlie Baker ordered statewide store closures as a preventative measure amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) health pandemic. ...

Just a handful of applicants apply for Massachusetts’ social equity business permits

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 17, 2019

Surprisingly fewer applicants have filed for cannabis business permits in Massachusetts since the state launched the social equity application process back in April. A total of 123 people were invited to apply for social equity permits in Massachusetts but as of June 20, just 10 had applied.  Data fro...

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