Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Sales Top $100 Million Post 420

Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Sales Top $ 100 Million Post 420 Dan Adams of the Boston Globe gives a great rundown on the state of cannabis in the state of Massachusetts this week in his weekly email.   Now that Massachusetts has actually opened a few dispensaries so that people can actually…

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Berkeley The Country’s First Sanctuary City, Is Massachusetts Next?

Berkeley The Country’s First Sanctuary City, Is Massachusetts Next? Berkeley City Council just declared the city a cannabis sanctuary for recreational cannabis – the very first of its kind in the United States. The concept of sanctuary cities or states were initially reserved for immigration issues, which would allow a…

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Massachusetts marijuana regulators delay action on cannabis cafes, home deliveries

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 2:13 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 4:07 pm By The Associated Press BOSTON — The panel set up to regulate the state’s new marijuana industry has opted to delay action on the launch of the proposed home delivery of the drug and so-called “cannabis cafes”…

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Entrepreneur behind Massachusetts marijuana club eyes expansion

Published: Feb 24, 2018, 10:06 am • Updated: Feb 24, 2018, 10:06 am By Amanda Burke, Sentinel & Enterprise WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The general manager grabbing headlines for opening the city’s social club where members can smoke “anything that’s legal in Massachusetts” hasn’t ruled out opening new chapters in…

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Will Massachusetts be the first state to allow social marijuana use?

Published: Feb 19, 2018, 8:32 am • Updated: Feb 19, 2018, 8:35 am By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press BOSTON — Could Massachusetts become the first U.S. state where adults can gather and use legal recreational marijuana at so-called “cannabis cafes?” The Cannabis Control Commission, the five-member panel set up to…

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Prosecutors ask Massachusetts marijuana regulators to hold off on cannabis cafes, home delivery

Published: Feb 10, 2018, 8:23 am • Updated: Feb 10, 2018, 8:23 am By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — District attorneys asked state marijuana regulators on Friday to hold off on licensing certain types of businesses, including so-called cannabis cafes and home delivery services, echoing a similar…

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Massachusetts cannabis capitalists exploit loopholes by “gifting” before sales start

Published: Feb 1, 2018, 8:56 am • Updated: Feb 1, 2018, 8:56 am By Philip Marcelo, The Associated Press BOSTON — The single bottle of juice delivered to your door will set you back at least $ 55. But the bag of marijuana that comes with it? On the house.…

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With the groundwork laid, Massachusetts cannabis industry likely to take off in 2018

Published: Dec 26, 2017, 4:12 pm • Updated: Dec 26, 2017, 4:12 pm By Alison Bosma, Milford Daily News It’s been more than a year since Massachusetts residents legalized recreational marijuana, but there is little outward evidence of the promised changes. There are no downtown pot cafes. There are no…

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Massachusetts cannabis commission rolls out preliminary rules, including delivery, social use

Published: Dec 18, 2017, 2:42 pm • Updated: Dec 18, 2017, 2:43 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — From “cannabis cafes” to “craft cooperatives,” regulators have been laying out a vision for what a potential multibillion dollar recreational marijuana industry might look like when retail sales begin…

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Massachusetts moratoriums may mean long drives for legal marijuana

Published: Nov 13, 2017, 11:05 am • Updated: Nov 13, 2017, 11:05 am By Chris Lisinski,  lowell Sun LOWELL, Mass. — Although retail sales of recreational marijuana can begin in July, many customers across northern Massachusetts may have to travel significant distances or wait several months to acquire the substance.…

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