Posts Tagged ‘ma pot shops’

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 recreational marijuana shop set to open early next year.The Papa Gino’s at 151 Worcester Road in Framingham closed in February along with a half-dozen other stores. The rest of the story: Closed Papa Gino’s location…

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Recreational Marijuana Dispensary Proposed In Mansfield | Mansfield, MA Patch

MANSFIELD, MA — Mansfield could get its first marijuana business if a proposal for a recreational dispensary at 321 School St., across from the Mansfield Crossing shopping plaza is approved. Representatives from Releaf Alternative presented a proposal for a pot shop at last week’s Select Board meeting on June 5, and answered several of the…

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Here are all of the retail recreational marijuana shops open in Massachusetts – masslive.com

By Kristin LaFratta | kristin.lafratta@masslive.comAfter a slow legislative process, retail recreational marijuana is officially available in most of — though not all parts of — Massachusetts. Years after residents voted to legalize recreational marijuana, state regulators have approved retail sales for more than 20 license holders from Pittsfield to Brookline.Since the openings of Cultivate in…

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Federal court dispute over Cambridge marijuana store settles; case dismissed in exchange for ‘significant’ payment – masslive.com

By Shira Schoenberg | sschoenberg@repub.com A federal court case that had threatened to upend Massachusetts’ marijuana industry has been settled out of court.The case was essentially a neighborhood dispute over a Cambridge medical marijuana dispensary.Neighbors of the Harvard Square medical marijuana dispensary Healthy Pharms, who were led by Crimson Galeria, sued the dispensary. They used…

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Recreational marijuana shops in Brookline, Berkshires up for vote by Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission – masslive.com

By Michelle Williams | Michelle.Williams@MassLive.com Two more recreational marijuana shops may soon be open in Massachusetts, including one just outside of Boston.The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission will vote on the applications of two recreational marijuana retail locations during the commission’s meeting on Thursday.The applications are for New England Treatment Access on Washington Street in Brookline…

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Cannabis Advisory Board suggests withholding local marijuana tax dollars from communities that don’t implement ‘social equity’ programs | masslive.com

By Shira Schoenberg | sschoenberg@repub.com The Cannabis Control Commission has been brainstorming ideas to improve the landscape for “social equity” marijuana businesses, those that will help communities disproportionately affected by enforcement of marijuana laws.The latest idea, courtesy of the Cannabis Advisory Board: withholding local tax money generated by the marijuana industry from cities and towns…

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A high new world may come with surprises

The burgeoning marijuana industry in Massachusetts continually faces challenges of every sort. The manner in which it addresses and resolves those issues will ultimately shape the landscape and result in a steady marketplace, balancing the needs of the consumer with the ability to navigate the bureaucracy and changing realities.However, there is a challenge on the…

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