The first medical marijuana dispensary in western Massachusetts may be open for business as soon as next week in Northampton. The operators have been busy, signing up new patients, training new employees, and of course, producing a lot of marijuana.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health this week announced it will change the way it licenses medical marijuana dispensaries, following a long and controversial process to open them.
Until now, dispensaries were approved through a long application process that was fraught with controversy and delays.
The Massachusetts Medical Society says reclassification would make it easier to study the plant’s medical properties.
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The New England Farm Workers Council won’t have to pay back any money to the state.
Local officials hope for quick resolution — and ultimately, a dispensary in Western Massachusetts.
Questions have surfaced about the executive director’s credentials, as listed on the state application.
Even though medical marijuana is now legal in Massachusetts, some colleges worry about losing federal funding.
Massachusetts health officials Friday announced 11 of 20 proposed medical marijuana dispensaries will advance to the final step before opening, but a facility in Holyoke is not one of them.
A group of Massachusetts police chiefs will meet with the state’s department of public health Thursday to discuss enforcing medical marijuana laws.
The ongoing trial of Massachusetts’ former Probation Commissioner could overshadow other events at the State House this week.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says he’s not concerned by word that medical marijuana dispensaries are going to open later than first thought.
Just four of the 20 licenses granted on Friday are in the central and western counties of the state.
Massachusetts health officials are set to award medical marijuana dispensary licenses by the end of next week, but that doesn’t mean dispensaries will immediately be […]