Nantucket’s first marijuana shop hopes to open the first week of August after receiving two crucial approvals from the Cannabis Control Commission on Thursday.
Massachusetts cities and towns with marijuana businesses are getting revenue from a 3% tax on retail pot sales.
A Massachusetts university has announced the launch of a certificate program to teach the ins and outs of marijuana policy in different states.
The marijuana industry is hiring and Worcester is a prime target for building the workforce.
However, a new study has found that the fears associated with dispensaries are built on a weak foundation. Conducted by the Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research and the website Leafly, the study finds that myths are fueling these fears.
Customers making the trek from nearby New York are responsible for as much as 50% of recreational marijuana sales so far in Massachusetts, according to reporting by Crain’s New York Business.
The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission greenlighted the first large-scale acquisition under its purview, allowing Sira Naturals to be acquired by Cannabis Strategies Acquisition Corp., a Canadian company.
State marijuana regulators have signed off on plans for home delivery of legal adult-use cannabis.
Under the medicinal marijuana statute, which went into effect in 2013, qualifying patients 18 years of age or older with certain debilitating medical conditions can possess and use marijuana if they have a physician certification. Without the necessary paperwork for medicinal marijuana, the possession of medical marijuana in Massachusetts is against the law.
One week after CVS said it would start selling products with the cannabis compound CBD in some of its stores, drug-chain Walgreens Boots Alliance said it would sell CBD-based sprays, creams, and patches in 1,500 stores throughout nine states.
The Green Lady, a recreational and medical marijuana dispensary poised to open in July, has planted its first crop — 750 seeds of 27 varieties of cannabis— at its facility on Amelia Drive. It would be Nantucket’s first such dispensary.
A company operating a medical marijuana facility in Mashpee can now negotiate with town officials on an agreement to develop a recreational pot business.
The proposal for Falmouth's first medical marijuana dispensary will take a step forward Tuesday as the Planning Board opens a hearing on the required special permit.
This time, however, the agency is moving forward much more cautiously, contemplating a slow rollout of marijuana cafes and one-off events in a limited number of cities and towns that opt in.
Two Florida lawmakers have filed a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state for adults 21 and over.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb took a break from combing his hair back, and revealed new details about plans to pursue alternative pathways for CBD regulation.