AmeriCann releases designs for new 345,000 s/f building at its 52-acre Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Center : NEREJ

Freetown, MA AmeriCann, Inc., an agricultural-technology company that is developing the next generation of eco-friendly greenhouse cannabis cultivation and processing properties, has released designs for Building 2 which includes 345,000 s/f of cannabis manufacturing and cultivation infrastructure at its 52-acre Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Center (MMCC). The configuration of Building 2 includes 100,000 s/f of dedicated…

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Marijuana in Massachusetts: State regulators sign off on 90,000 square foot cultivation facility in Leicester | masslive.com

By Gintautas Dumciusgdumcius@masslive.comA 90,000 square foot facility in Leicester, which will cultivate, process and package marijuana products, on Thursday received the approval of Massachusetts regulators.The Cannabis Control Commission signed off on provisional licenses on in-door cultivation and product manufacturing for East Coast Organics LLC.The five-member commission also handed out provisional licenses to the following marijuana…

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Big Weed arrives as Canadians buy 2 Massachusetts companies | Boston Herald

Two Canadian firms are moving into the Massachusetts weed business, with deals to acquire two local medicinal marijuana companies that already have been approved for recreational pot licensing. Milford-based Sira Naturals announced it will be acquired by Toronto-based Cannabis Strategies Acquisition Corp. Patriot Care, with locations in Boston and Lowell. Columbia Care, parent company of…

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Massachusetts clears major hurdle toward selling recreational marijuana – Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON (WHDH) – The future of recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts cleared a major hurdle Thursday as the Cannabis Control Commission approved two independent testing labs. Massachusetts voters legalized recreational marijuana for adults in November 2016, but nearly two years later there is still no place in the state to legally purchase the drug because the…

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Massachusetts’ debate about fees extracted from marijuana companies comes to Ware | masslive.com

By Mike Plaisance mplaisance@repub.com WARE — The goodness or gouging in the host community agreements of marijuana companies paying fees to cities and towns has been a statewide topic, including here at Town Hall Tuesday. The Board of Selectmen approved a host community agreement with proposed recreational marijuana business B’leaf Wellness Centre LLC. The retail dispensary would…

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: MCR Labs is A-OK with CCC

MCR Labs of Framingham, one of two independent laboratories awaiting licensing from the state to allow for the testing of recreational marijuana, says it has a positive relationship with the Cannabis Control Commission, even as the process to get them up and going moves along – slowly.MCR Labs founder Mike Khan said during a telephone…

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2 recreational marijuana proposals facing Ware selectmen | masslive.com

By Mike Plaisance mplaisance@repub.com WARE — The Board of Selectmen will consider proposals for two recreational marijuana dispensaries Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 126 East Main St. Specifically, the board will discuss drafts of host community agreements between the town and the two companies, Town Manager Stuart Beckley said Wednesday. Herbal Pathways LLC…

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Coming, but not so soon: cannabis cafes – The Boston Globe

By Dan Adams Globe Staff  October 10, 2018 Cannabis cafes where consumers could enjoy marijuana together may be coming to a small number of Massachusetts cities and towns chosen to participate in a Cannabis Control Commission pilot program, marijuana regulators said Tuesday — though they cautioned that such businesses are unlikely to open for months…

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Massachusetts National Day of Expungement to help clear marijuana convictions | masslive.com

By Mike Plaisance mplaisance@repub.com SPRINGFIELD — Legalization of marijuana in the state means that work continues to help those convicted of pot crimes clear their records with the Massachusetts National Day of Expungement Oct. 27 in Boston. “There’s still people in jail for processing, consuming and/or distributing cannabis,”  Kamani Jefferson of the Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council said Monday. “On…

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