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Massachusetts pushes ahead with social consumption pilot program

Massachusetts pushes ahead with social consumption pilot program

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 30, 2019

When cannabis was legalized for recreational purposes in Massachusetts following the passing of a 2016 ballot measure, nobody anticipated that social consumption spaces would take so long transpire. Under Massachusetts' adult-use cannabis law, licenses must first be obtained from the Cannabis Commis...

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...

These seven U.S. states may have billion-dollar cannabis markets by 2022

These seven U.S. states may have billion-dollar cannabis markets by 2022

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 11, 2018

The U.S. cannabis industry is progressing at a colossal place. More than two-thirds of U.S. States have now legalized the plant for medicinal and/or recreational use and sale. With this rise in legalization comes an almighty economic boost. In fact, according to new data from ArcView Market Research ...

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...

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