Massachusetts Prepares for Adult-Use

Last month, the Cannabis Control Commission, the regulatory body overseeing the state’s newest industry, finalized their regulations for the market. At the beginning of this month, the state began accepting applications for business licenses. Now with the full implementation of adult-use sales on the horizon, businesses, regulators, consumers and local […]

Massachusetts Set To Decide This Month On Social Use Of Cannabis

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, is expected to decide later this month whether to approve draft regulations that would allow […]

Marijuana Party Bus Still Needs the OK from Massachusetts Board

The chairman of the state’s Cannabis Control Commission says the legality of mobile weed lounges will be part of its ongoing review of businesses that stem from legalized marijuana use, as a Colorado company eyes bringing its “puff bus” service to the Bay State. The Herald reported yesterday that a […]

4 out of 5 on Massachusetts’ New Marijuana Board Were Anti-Legalization

BOSTON — Four of the five members of the board responsible for regulating marijuana in Massachusetts voted in November against allowing recreational use of the drug, leading supporters of legalization to call for assurances the panel would not try to slow implementation of the voter-approved law. Britte McBride, Kay Doyle and […]

Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council Launches Education Program

The Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council (MRCC) is an interesting nonprofit that recently launched an educational campaign, called Consume Responsibly Massachusetts. For many cannabis advocates who watched their states legalize the drug, consumer education is a very important part of moving forward. As states across the East Coast implement regulatory frameworks for the […]