In an effort to hear what the public thinks about the proposed recreational cannabis regulations, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission is traveling from county to county to gather feedback.
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Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Votes Yes on Drafted Rules
On Dec. 21, 2017, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission voted yes on drafted regulations for the state’s recreational marijuana businesses.
MA Cannabis Control Commission Drafting Marijuana Regulations
The Cannabis Control Commission plans to grant priority review to license applicants who have lived in areas with high rates of marijuana-related arrests.
Cannabis Control Commission Continues Public Policy Discussion
BOSTON, Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Cannabis Control Commission held its third day of public deliberation on policy matters that will inform the implementation of the recreational adult use cannabis industry in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Marijuana Tax Revenue Projection Swings Wide for First Year
Massachusetts marijuana tax revenue in the Bay State has been given a wide-ranging projection for recreational marijuana’s first year of sales. According to a Massachusetts Department of Revenue analysis, tax revenue will range between $44-82 million in fiscal year 2019.
MA Commission Requesting $7.5M to Fund Marijuana Control Operations
Here is why some Massachusetts marijuana reform advocates are insisting that additional funding is necessary for marijuana control operations.
Massachusetts Cannabis Regulators Could Get $2.7 Million in Additional Funding
Massachusetts cannabis regulators could be getting an early Christmas present this year in the form of additional funding. Budget writers with the state House of Representatives released a bill on Nov. 29, 2017, that would give the state Cannabis Control Commission $2.7 million in additional funding.
First Massachusetts Billboard Ads for a Dispensary Will Go Up Monday
Commuters might catch a glimpse of the future out their car windows on Monday: the first Massachusetts billboard ads for a marijuana dispensary.
Poll: Massachusetts Voters Afraid Marijuana Legalization Will Take Hit
Massachusetts voters have strong doubts about the state’s ability to oversee the new law legalizing recreational pot, and most are concerned it will be influenced by politics, according to a new poll conducted by the Bernett Group for the Boston Herald.
Head of Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Voted No to Legalization
On Aug. 31, 2017, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission appointed Steven Hoffman as the new head of the state agency. According to WCVB, Hoffman, a former business executive, was selected by Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg, who was in charge of choosing a person to lead the Cannabis Control Commission.
Charlie Baker’s Pot Board Pick Opposed Legalization
Gov. Charlie Baker has started shaping the powerful state commission charged with overseeing the pot industry, tapping a longtime Beacon Hill pol who opposed legalizing weed to fill the panel’s public health-centered post.
Governor Baker Appoints Senator Jennifer Flanagan to Cannabis Control Commission
BOSTON, Aug. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Governor Charlie Baker today named Massachusetts State Senator Jennifer L. Flanagan as the gubernatorial appointee to the five-member Cannabis Control Commission, charged with regulating both the adult use and medical marijuana industries.
Ardent LLC Founder and CEO Shanel Lindsay Appointed to Massachusetts Cannabis Advisory Board
BOSTON, July 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg announced Friday that Ardent LLC founder and President Shanel Lindsay will be one of five members appointed to the newly-created Massachusetts Cannabis Advisory Board.
Massachusetts’ Recreational Marijuana Proposal Seeks Higher Taxes
Lawmakers reviewing the Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana law plan to recommend sharply higher taxes and more control for city and town officials over retail pot shops in their communities, according to a copy of a House proposal obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.
Backers of Legal Pot Urge MA Panel to Hold Off on Changing Law
Backers of legalized recreational marijuana urged Massachusetts legislators Monday to hold off on making any significant changes to a law voters approved in November.
The Wait for Legal Recreational MJ Is Almost Over in Massachusetts
Beginning Thursday, December 15th, it will be legal for adults 21 or older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana outside a home.