Massachusetts

Boston Mayor Trying to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston Mayor Trying to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston, Ma. Mayor Martin J. Walsh is trying to stop the city’s two approved medical marijuana dispensaries from opening.  Voters legalized medical marijuana and collectives in Massachusetts in 2012...
Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Collectives Could Open by Summer

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Collectives Could Open by Summer

On Friday, the state of Massachusetts granted the first 20 licenses to medical marijuana dispensaries.  Now that licenses have been issued, it is expected that the first collectives in...
Massachusetts Advocates Working Toward Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Massachusetts Advocates Working Toward Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Massachusetts’ medical marijuana program has not even fully gone into effect yet and advocates already have their sights set on recreational marijuana legalization in 2016. Allen St. Pierre of...
Massachusetts Group Aims to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition with Ballot Initiative

Massachusetts Group Aims to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition with Ballot Initiative

Massachusetts has made big strides when it comes to marijuana in recent years.  The Bay State has decriminalized marijuana and legalized medical marijuana through ballot measures, and now a...
Massachusetts Moves Forward in Medical Marijuana Collective Application Process

Massachusetts Moves Forward in Medical Marijuana Collective Application Process

On Monday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced that November 21st will be the cut off date for applicants to submit final applications for a medical marijuana collective...
158 Applicants Vying for 35 Spots in Bid For Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Dispensary License

158 Applicants Vying for 35 Spots in Bid For Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Dispensary License

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has finished the first round of screening applicants who wish to own a medical marijuana business in the state. Twenty-two applicants were eliminated...
Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program Receives Over 100 Applications

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program Receives Over 100 Applications

Yesterday marked the deadline for hopeful entrepreneurs to submit their applications to open a medical marijuana dispensary to the Massachusetts Department of Health.  Over 100 applicants submitted the application–...
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application Deadline Approaching in Massachusetts

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application Deadline Approaching in Massachusetts

Entrepreneurs and marijuana activists who wish to apply to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts only have until Thursday to hand deliver their initial application to the State...
High Fees Expected From Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program

High Fees Expected From Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program

On Friday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health released a number of new regulations for the state’s medical marijuana program.  According to the DPH, the regulations are intended to...
Massachusetts Panel Approves Final Medical Marijuana Regulations

Massachusetts Panel Approves Final Medical Marijuana Regulations

On Wednesday, a panel of state health officials finalized Massachusetts’ set of medical marijuana regulations.  While the state’s medical marijuana law went into effect on January 1st, the new...