Massachusetts Will Consider Allowing Cannabis Delivery

Massachusetts Will Consider Allowing Cannabis Delivery

One commissioner argued that favoring smaller operators would bolster the commission’s efforts to include marginalized people in the marijuana industry.

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October 19, 2018

Massachusetts cannabis regulators are considering a plan to permit home delivery of marijuana across the state — but only by small, locally-owned companies.

 

At the Thursday meeting of the Cannabis Control Commission, commissioner Britte McBride proposed allowing so-called “microbusinesses” — firms owned by Massachusetts residents that grow and process limited quantities of marijuana — to deliver marijuana and marijuana-infused products to consumers’ homes.

 

McBride argued that favoring smaller operators would bolster the commission’s efforts to include marginalized people in the marijuana industry, especially those from communities that were disproportionately targeted for arrests amid the so-called “War on Drugs.”

 

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