Final Licenses Authorized for 4 Marijuana Establishments in Massachusetts



Speak to: Cedric Sinclair, Director of Communications, 857-268-6454 Maryalice Gill, Press Secretary, 857-292-4891, [email protected]

October four, 2018

BOSTON—The Cannabis Manage Commission (Commission) voted Thursday to approve final licenses for 4 Marijuana Establishments in Massachusetts as component of its mission to safely, equitably, and correctly implement the adult-use cannabis business.

Cultivate Holdings, LLC received Commission approval to conduct cultivation, item manufacturing, and retail operations in Leicester. New England Therapy Access, LLC received Commission approval to conduct retail operations in Northampton.

The final licenses had been granted primarily based on suggestions from Commission employees who completely reviewed every single application and associated components and completed inspections on web-site.

To obtain final licensure, applicants that acquire provisional approval have to demonstrate throughout inspection that they comply with the laws and regulations of the Commonwealth, meet particular situations, and spend the necessary licensing charge.

Prior to opening, licensees have to turn into established in the Commission’s mandatory seed-to-sale tracking method, pass an extra inspection, and satisfy final situations. For instance, Registered Marijuana Dispensaries (RMDs) that decide on to pursue a Marijuana Establishment license and colocate healthcare and adult-use cannabis operations may well want to submit a waiver request to the Division of Public Wellness. The Commission’s regulations call for colocated retailers to reserve 35 % of their goods for sufferers.

As component of the licensing method, all applicants are topic to a background verify by Inventive Solutions, Inc. and their host municipality have to confirm to the Commission that the proposed establishment complies with regional zoning and bylaws.

To date, the Commission has authorized provisional licenses for 41 extra applicants that have submitted the necessary packets, which consist of the Application of Intent, Background Verify, Management and Operations Profile, and application payment packets.

To study much more about the licensing method, stop by the Commission’s web site at, contact the Commission at 617-701-8400, or e mail [email protected]



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