Sizing the Massachusetts Marijuana Market – How Big Will the Market Get?

Sizing the Massachusetts Marijuana Market Proprietary NewCann Research – Updated October 2019 Summary NewCann estimates the fully-developed Massachusetts adult-use market ($ ) potential at $ 2 billion. We presently expect the market will reach this point by 2024 or 2025. Our analysis follows. To develop this estimate, we sought to…

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Marijuana in Massachusetts -When Social Equity Intersects with Host Community Agreements

Where Economic Empowerment and Social Equity Collides with Host Community Approvals Adult-use marijuana legalization in 2016 brought hope to many advocates, consumers and businesses.  The opening of the first two adult-use recreational shops in November 2018 was a euphoric moment for consumers willing to brave long lines in the cold…

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The Boston Strangler – How Landlords Control Massachusetts Marijuana Licensing Now

The Boston Strangler – How Landlords Control Massachusetts Marijuana Licensing Now What looked good on paper has turned into a nightmare for cannabis businesses The road to hell is paved with good intentions, and the Pubic Policy college degree was created to find the potholes and fix them. I should know,…

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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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