Rollout of Recreational Marijuana Shops Looms Closer in Massachusetts

Rollout of Recreational Marijuana Shops Looms Closer in Massachusetts

A handful of the marijuana businesses granted provisional licenses have informed the Cannabis Control Commission they are ready to be inspected.

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September 10, 2018
Salem News
Legislation and regulation News State by State: Massachusetts

BOSTON – A handful of the marijuana businesses granted provisional licenses have informed the Cannabis Control Commission they are ready to be inspected, one of the final steps before retail sales of marijuana, approved by voters almost two years ago, can begin.

CCC Chairman Steven Hoffman said Thursday that the agency is working to schedule inspections for two or three provisionally licensed businesses. Hoffman said the inspections are expected to take place "over the next week, plus or minus."

He said it's possible the CCC could vote at its next meeting, Sept. 20, to issue a final license if a business passes its inspection and fulfills other requirements by then.

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