Why Cumberland Farms is About to Blow Up the Massachusetts Marijuana Scene

Coming Soon to You – More Massachusetts Marijuana Retail Stores Thanks to Cumberland Farms Could be if Cumberland Farms gets their way Marijuana aficionados and industry observers have lamented over the slow roll out of retail stores across the state. After a year of retail operations, only 33 stores are…

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Massachusetts Cannabis Sales Could Plummet in 2020

Massachusetts Marijuana Sales Will Drop to Start 2020 Massachusetts, which finally seems to have their cannabis licensing and dispensary program moving in the right direction, will face a stiff new challenge to start 2020.  As with all states, the battle against the black and grey market cannabis sellers will intensify,…

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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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