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Massachusetts Cannabis Agency Greenlights Cannabis Transfer to Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket

By Mary Marty / June 18, 2024 /

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) has recently approved the transportation of cannabis products between mainland Massachusetts and Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, following strong advocacy from local cannabis advocates and patients.…

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Massachusetts Senate Passes Bill to Research Psychedelics Therapy for Veterans

By Becci Marti / June 17, 2024 /

The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill focused on military veterans that includes provisions to create a psychedelics working group to study and make recommendations about the potential therapeutic benefits…

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Regulators Approve Cannabis Transport to Massachusetts Islands by Boat

By Phil Greenwood / June 14, 2024 /

Facing a lawsuit and pressure to ensure residents have access to medical marijuana, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) on Thursday issued an administrative order to allow deliveries of regulated…

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Regulatory Issues Arise in Massachusetts Over Hemp-Derived ‘Gas Station Weed’

By Gene Mcklnley / June 13, 2024 /

The proliferation of hemp-based products such as gummies, energy shots, and seltzers across Massachusetts convenience stores has highlighted regulatory gaps. These products often mimic regulated cannabis products and suggest similar…

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Massachusetts Cannabis Company Hit with $200,000 Fine Over Mold Scandal

By Gene Mcklnley / June 12, 2024 /

Massachusetts regulators recently fined Holistic Industries, a marijuana multistate operator (MSO), $200,000 following a mold outbreak at its cultivation facility in Monson. The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) alleged that…

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Martha’s Vineyard Dispensary Sues for Right to Deliver Cannabis from Mainland Massachusetts

By Phil Greenwood / May 29, 2024 /

Martha’s Vineyard, an island off the coast of Massachusetts, is renowned for its 23 miles of scenic hills and beaches. It’s a popular destination for summer vacationers, known for its…

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Dreams Deferred: Challenges Facing Social Equity Cannabis Businesses in Massachusetts

By Bayley Greenleaf / May 14, 2024 /

Even before cannabis legalization in Massachusetts, Kijana Rose envisioned a fusion of cannabis and yoga, believing it could enhance the experience. Raised in a Rastafarian family where cannabis was viewed…

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Massachusetts Psychedelics Legalization: Committee’s Warning Sets Stage for Ballot Battle

By Bayley Greenleaf / May 6, 2024 /

A Massachusetts joint legislative committee is advising the legislature not to pass a psychedelics legalization initiative—but activists are already collecting additional signatures to put the reform before voters on the…

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Public Opinion in Massachusetts: Opposition to Cannabis Sales at Gas Stations

By Mary Marty / April 29, 2024 /

Six years post the inauguration of Massachusetts’ first legal recreational marijuana stores, public sentiment towards cannabis legalization remains largely positive. However, residents are displaying a firm stance on regulatory measures,…

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Massachusetts Poll: Strong Backing for Cannabis Legalization, Calls for Tighter Regulation on Hemp THC

By Becci Marti / April 29, 2024 /

Six years have passed since Massachusetts marked a historic milestone by opening the first legal recreational cannabis stores on the East Coast. Despite this significant progress, residents continue to advocate…

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