About MGAC

The Massachusetts Grower Advocacy Council works towards responsible legislation surrounding the medical and personal growing, processing and innovating community.

The Massachusetts Grower Advocacy Council purpose is twofold:

  1. Working with local and state governmental bodies to ensure the social welfare of commercial cannabis cultivators, home cannabis cultivators, medical cannabis patients, medical cannabis caregivers, craft cultivators, processors, breeders, or any other trade relative to cannabis growing, and the general public
  2. Developing and implementing laws, policies, and regulations related to cannabis cultivation whether medical or adult use that will ensure public safety and the development of a diverse cannabis economy that is built on a culture of innovation and reasonable standards.
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We want to help ensure a diverse industry for large and small grows alike, to help the consumer have the best choice and variety, and the best possible quality standards.

The Corporation will conduct such other activities and programs in furtherance of the foregoing purposes as may be carried out by a corporation organized under the Massachusetts General Laws chapter 180 and under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Corporation will not engage in any activity that requires registration with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Our Board Members

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Peter Bernard

President, Director


Ellen Moore

Treasurer, Director


Michelle Herman


Surveillance, home delivery, product bans: Massachusetts marijuana regulators grapple with tough issues as they rewrite rules – masslive.com

By Shira Schoenberg | sschoenberg@repub.com Should all marijuana delivery trucks be required to have a video system in the driver...

Only five applicants for 123 social equity cannabis permits in Massachusetts

Despite a well-intentioned social equity program in Massachusetts that aims to provide a pathway into the cannabis industry for victims...

Massachusetts warns of potential marijuana investment scams – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin says his office is planning to crack down on what he...

Closed Papa Gino’s location to be transformed into marijuana shop?

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. —The owners of a cannabis company hope to transform a former Papa Gino’s on Route 9 into a...

Cannabis advocates rally in rebuttal to ‘Prohibition 2.0’ – The Boston Globe

Dozens of cannabis advocates rallied at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday to refute a public health group’s criticisms of...

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission approves sale of New England Treatment Access marijuana company – masslive.com

By Jim Kinney | jkinney@repub.com and Shira Schoenberg | sschoenberg@repub.com The state’s Cannabis Control Commission approved Thursday the sale of...


Find Massachusetts Grower Advocacy Council at upcoming events

September 21, 2019

November 9 - 10, 2019

Boston Freedom Rally 12pm-8pm

Boston Common: Booth NP2

The Harvest Cup

DCU Center, Worcester, MA

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9 Coram St
Taunton 02780

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