New England Cannabis Community Award Winners

Friday March 22nd, NECANN held the first ever New England Cannabis Community Awards, where the greater New England Community came together to spotlight, elevate, and appreciate some of the people and organizations who have worked hard and done great things for the New England cannabis communities and industries.

ICYMI: Here are your winners!

Best Medical Dispensary – Revolutionary Clinics

Best New England Cannabis Company – The Healing Rose

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We are honored to have received the award for Best New England Cannabis Company at last week’s @necannacon New England Cannabis Community Awards!! . . This means more to us than we can articulate. Our team works tirelessly, sometimes with our Founders putting in 70-80 hour work weeks. Knowing that we are helping to make this world a better place by helping people have access to high quality, organic #CBD topicals makes all of that hard work more than worth it. . . Shoutout to everyone on The Healing Rose team! Our teamwork makes the dream work, and we are so grateful for the work environment we have at our HQ. Every team member believes in helping others and feels passionately about our products. Everyday is filled with smiles and laughter, all while working hard to get so much accomplished. #grateful . . Thank you so much to everyone who voted for us!

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New England Cannabis Business Leader of the Year – Ellen Brown

Champion in Diversity and Inclusion – Individual Shaleen Title

Champion in Diversity and Inclusion – Business Massachusetts Recreational Consumer Council

Lifetime Achievement Award – Bill Downing

Lifetime Achievement Award – Kathy Rifkin

Connecticut Cannabis Activist of the Year – Kebra Smith-Bolden

New Hampshire Cannabis Activist of the Year- Jenni Christman

Rhode Island Cannabis Activist of the Year – Hannah Kirk

Vermont Cannabis Activist of the Year – Eli Harrington

Maine Cannabis Activist of the Year – Peter Tranchemontagne

Massachusetts Cannabis Activist of the Year – Bill Flynn

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Best News/Information Source – The Young Jurks

Best Cannabis Experience – Boston Freedom Rally

Best Podcast – The Joint Committee Sessions

Best Website –

Best New England Cannabis Non-profit – Parents 4 Pot

Local Kid Gone National – Erica Diener

New England Student Leader/Advocate of the Year – Joseph Gilmore

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📚✊Knowledge = POWER! What is one thing you learned at this years NECANN @necannacon ? • 🙌🧠Thanks again for everyone who stopped by the MRCC booth to learn about the importance of CONSUMER REPRESENTATION, LOCAL OWNERSHIP, and CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY in the Massachusetts cannabis Industry. • 🤔💨Are you a consumer or cannabis entrepreneur looking to get involved with @maconsumers MRCC? Join us at our next event OR become a member at — 🎥 via @coconoots, hire her for your next event. #team #growth #create #opportunity #entrepreneur #cannabis #love #marijuana #honey #green #college #student #grassachusetts #bitcoin #invest #viral #pot #weed #convention #sisepuede #power #people #network #nike

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Scientific Advancement-Achievement of the Year – C3RN Consumer & Patient Study

Champion in Corporate Social Responsibility – The Hardy Consultants

Healthcare Professional of the Year – Dr. Dustin Sulak

New England’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Kyle Moon

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🚭🤔Public social consumption remains illegal in Massachusetts, but for a monthly fee of $15, you can join the only private cannabis lounge in Massachusetts. • 💺📈The Summit Lounge @thesummitlounge_ma opened on Worcester's Water Street just over a year ago. Membership has hovered around 300 since. The club isn't regulated by the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC), but it has become an important focal point of the state's legal cannabis industry and could help provide the framework for social consumption regulations. • 📬Get this straight to your inbox->Become a member at • 🎷The club doesn't sell or otherwise provide any cannabis products containing THC, the part of the marijuana plant which gets you high, said owner Kyle Moon. The club does sell CBD products – marijuana-based extracts without THC – along with providing pipes, bongs and other devices for members. • 🍪🧰In order to get high at Summit, members must bring their own marijuana, joints or edibles to enjoy in the club around other like-minded folks. — #lounge #social #consumption #bar #hangout #friends #leisure #activities #fun #enjoy #diverse #cannabis #friendship #community #meeting #weed #420 #gethigh #sanfrancisco #california #adultuse #pot #weedshop #westcoast #smoke #stoner

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Best Cannabis Innovation 2018 – Fish Shit

Congratulations to all the winners and everyone nominated!