Posts Tagged ‘massachusetts pot shops’

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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Temescal Wellness opening recreational marijuana store in Hudson

By Cesareo Contreras, MetroWest Daily News Staff Posted Feb 12, 2019 at 3:47 PM Updated Feb 12, 2019 at 4:14 PM HUDSON — Beginning Wednesday morning at 10, a medical marijuana dispensary in town will be expanding its clientele by opening its second retail shop in Massachusetts.“With the weather we are expecting Tuesday night, it…

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Retail marijuana store set to open this week in Hudson

By Cesareo Contreras Daily News Staff Posted Feb 11, 2019 at 3:49 PM Updated Feb 11, 2019 at 8:21 PMHUDSON – Starting Wednesday morning at 10 a.m., a medical marijuana dispensary in town will be expanding its clientele by opening its second retail shop in Massachusetts.“With the weather we are expecting Tuesday night, it may…

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First ‘mom and pop’ marijuana store in Massachusetts approved for license to open in Uxbridge | masslive.com

By Shira Schoenberg | sschoenberg@repub.com BOSTON — The Cannabis Control Commission on Thursday approved the first retail license for an independent marijuana store not affiliated with a larger medical marijuana company.The commission gave a final license to Caroline Frankel to open Caroline’s Cannabis in Uxbridge.“We’re taking it from a mom and pop perspective,” Frankel said.…

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Middleboro to soon join “Green Rush” with town’s first marijuana dispensary

By Daniel Schemer / Contributing WriterPosted Jan 31, 2019 at 3:01 AM MIDDLEBORO — Right now, nearby cities and towns such as Wareham and Fall River are getting a lot of attention and potential tax revenue pouring in as Massachusetts’ first wave of marijuana retail sales dispensaries open shop.In Wareham, for example, business is so…

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