The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission is reviewing its first license application from an independent testing laboratory, a critical link of the supply chain without which non-medical marijuana cannot be sold.
U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling issued a statement on Tuesday expanding upon his previous comments about how his office will approach the newly state-legal marijuana industry, which remains wholly illegal under federal law.
The state's Cannabis Control Commission has released the names of 11 companies that have applied to run marijuana businesses in nine communities in western Massachusetts. If licensed, the companies promise to bring tax revenue, jobs and other economic benefits to the cities and towns that host them.
A new survey of Massachusetts residents found more than a fifth of adults said they'd used marijuana in the past 30 days. The study was commissioned by the Massachusetts legislature, to help gauge the eventual impact of marijuana legalization in the state.
A day that many people have long pushed for in Massachusetts finally arrived. If you’re over 21 it’s legal, now, to buy marijuana in a store licensed by the state. But the illegal market isn’t expected to go away anytime soon.