Massachusetts Inching Closer to Licensing 'Cannabis Cafes'
Adobe Stock

Massachusetts Inching Closer to Licensing 'Cannabis Cafes'

A panel studying the issues made several recommendations on regulations.

Subscribe
January 10, 2019
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is inching closer to licensing so-called "cannabis cafes" where individuals could smoke the drug in a communal setting, while also allowing for the home delivery of marijuana.

A panel studying both issues made several recommendations Wednesday on regulations which must still be approved by the full Cannabis Control Commission before any pot cafes or home delivery businesses can open.

When Massachusetts residents voted overwhelmingly in 2016 to approve the legalization of recreational marijuana, supporters wanted to make sure individuals who live in shared housing, apartment buildings or public housing could still have a place to use pot legally.

Read more