Vermont goes legal, all eyes on first Mass rec shops (July 8 – 2018)

THE GAME

U.S. Attorney In Mass Says He Won’t Crack Down On Retail Recreational Marijuana(WGBH)

THE PROGRESS

THE SHAME

How pot companies will destroy tons of weed they can’t sell after marijuana fire sales (Desert Sun)

FEATURED

marijuana blame game (CommonWealth magazine)

WATCH

State’s top pot commissioner explains complexity of marijuana law (WCVB)

KEEP UP

Keep up on the Massachusetts regulations and Cannabis Control Commission developments on the CCC public documents page, and explore the contours of the law with DigBoston’s KNOW THE REGS series:

Amherst

UMass researchers contribute to key statewide marijuana study (GazetteNET)

Fall River

Fall River’s first medical marijuana dispensary opens (Fall River Herald News)

Greenfield

Several businesses looking to bring recreational pot to Greenfield (The Recorder)

Holyoke

Holyoke, Massachusetts, Ready To Welcome Marijuana Industry (CBS Pittsburgh)

Holyoke, Massachusetts, is ready to welcome the marijuana industry with open arms(WIVB)

Massachusetts city is ready to welcome the marijuana industry with open arms (WDEF News 12)

Leicester

Leicester Medical Marijuana Dispensary Awarded State’s 1st Retail License (CBS Boston)

State awards first recreational marijuana license (Boston Herald)

Cultivate becomes first company to get retail license (MassLive)

Milford

Milford Company Can Now Manufacture, Deliver Marijuana (Patch)

Salisbury

Salisbury voters OK Triton funds, retail pot tax (Eagle-Tribune)

Springfield

Is the Grass Greener?’ set for WGBY/57 program July 30 (MassLive)

CONNECTICUT

Randall Beach: Oh no! Mass. marijuana sales stymied by bureaucrats(New Haven Register)

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NH police talk marijuana enforcement on the border with legal-pot states(Concord Monitor)

VERMONT

Vermont Legalized Weed. Here’s What You Need to Know Before You Move There (Reason)

Recreational marijuana legal in Vermont, Massachusetts (Seeking Alpha)

Vermont becomes 9th state with legal recreational marijuana(Boston.com)

Recreational marijuana now legal in Vermont (MassLive)

SOUNDS FISHY

FL Man Reels In Bale Of Marijuana (7 News)

Legal Weed is Coming to Boston And May Open the Door to the East Coast

The 3 Best Marijuana Stocks of 2018 So Far

REVIEW

READ THE DPH STUDY ABOUT CANNABIS USE IN MASS HERE

 

MassCann/ NORML 710 Informational Sesh

  • WHAT: “What’s the deal with dabs, concentrates, and extracts? What exactly are they? Find out and experience even more at the 7/10 information sesh!!!”
  • WHEN: July 10
  • WHERE: TBA

 

Medical Cannabis Information Series

  • WHAT: “Are you, or someone you know, interested in getting a Medical Cannabis Patient Card? You are invited to participate in the Medical Cannabis: Access and Choice Informational Session to discuss the benefits and how to become a Medical Cannabis patient in the Medical Use of Marijuana Program in Massachusetts, and ways you can find relief.”
  • WHEN: July 11
  • WHERE: Medwell Devens

 

Dosing Edibles

  • WHAT: “Learn how to dose correctly”
  • WHEN: July 12
  • WHERE: Revolutionary Clinics, Somerville

 

MPAA at the State House supporting H.2065

  • WHAT: Tuesday, July 14th at 1pm in Room B-2 at the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston is a hearing by the Joint Committee on Public Health for H.2065 “An Act to protect patients approved by physicians and certified by the Department of Public Health to access medical marijuana.” We would love to have a great turnout of patients and community support for the bill.
  • WHEN: Jul 14, 2015
  • WHERE: Room B-2 at the Massachusetts Statehouse

 

Cannabis and ADHD

  • WHAT: Learn the Tops & Tricks on Strains that have worked well with ADHD!
  • WHEN: July 19
  • WHERE: Revolutionary Clinics, Somerville

 

Intro to All Things Cannabis!

  • WHAT: “Join HGA for this exploration into All-Things Cannabis for arming You, the consumer-patient, with information for dispelling the myths & breaking the stigma about responsible adult-use marijuana. This 3-hour informative seminar is designed for those new to or returning to cannabis use (both patients & recreational consumers) and those seeking a foundation of knowledge for further Advocacy and/or Industry work.”
  • WHEN: July 21
  • WHERE:Home Grown Academy, 145 S Main St, South Carver, MA

 

Sex and Cannabis with your Favorite Dab Mom

  • WHAT: Learn how cannabis can enhance your sex life at this free mini-workshop. Local cannabis educator, Your Favorite Dab Mom will discuss all the fun uses, health benefits, and safety tips for combining sex and cannabis and answer all your questions.
  • WHEN: July 23
  • WHERE: Good Vibrations, Brookline

 

Cannabis Community-Led Research Symposium: Final Series Event

  • WHAT: Expert panel discussions and a plenary session with key industry leaders and policy makers. Networking with policy makers, academics, healthcare providers, and cannabis industry leaders. Interactive education stations provide opportunities to learn about cannabis science, research, and policy.
  • WHEN: July 25
  • WHERE: Room B-2 at the Massachusetts Statehouse