Category Archives: Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission

Massachusetts marijuana regulators approve more recreational retail licenses

The first day of adult-use cannabis sales in Massachusetts reportedly went smoothly Tuesday, and regulators continued to approve final retail licenses in an attempt to keep the industry in the state moving forward. Steven Hoffman, chairman of the state’s Cannabis Control Commission, told The Boston Globe he expects more retail, cultivation and manufacturing licenses to […]

Massachusetts asks municipalities to curb demands on cannabis firms

Massachusetts marijuana regulators urged city and town officials to keep within the boundaries of state law when negotiating local agreements with recreational marijuana businesses. The Cannabis Control Commission cited “anecdotal” evidence of municipalities putting excessive financial demands on companies wishing to locate within their communities, further slowing the already delayed rollout of the state’s voter-approved […]

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 regulate the state’s marijuana industry, […]

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 appeal by Republican Gov. Charlie […]