Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Sales to Start Within Two Weeks, State Says

Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Sales to Start Within Two Weeks, State Says

Final inspections of licensed cannabis businesses are under way.

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November 5, 2018
Boston Business Journal
Dispensary news News State by State: Massachusetts

Recreational marijuana sales are expected to start within two weeks, as the state assembles the final pieces of the puzzle to launch the legalized market.

 

Cannabis Control Commission Chairman Steven Hoffman said after a hearing on Thursday that the state would allow dispensaries to begin sales of recreational marijuana “within the next week or two,” after final inspections of the businesses are performed. Following these inspections, the state will issue a “certificate of commence operations,” allowing dispensaries to open for business, he said.

 

The two dispensaries that have already received final licenses and are the farthest along in the state's process are Cultivate in Leicester and New England Treatment Access in Northampton.

 

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