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October four, 2018
BOSTON—The Cannabis Manage Commission (Commission) voted Thursday to approve final licenses for 4 Marijuana Establishments in Massachusetts as aspect of its mission to safely, equitably, and successfully implement the adult-use cannabis market.
Cultivate Holdings, LLC received Commission approval to conduct cultivation, solution manufacturing, and retail operations in Leicester. New England Remedy Access, LLC received Commission approval to conduct retail operations in Northampton.
The final licenses have 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 realize final licensure, applicants that acquire provisional approval have to demonstrate in the course of inspection that they comply with the laws and regulations of the Commonwealth, meet specific circumstances, and spend the essential licensing charge.
Prior to opening, licensees have to develop into established in the Commission’s mandatory seed-to-sale tracking method, pass an more inspection, and satisfy final circumstances. For instance, Registered Marijuana Dispensaries (RMDs) that select to pursue a Marijuana Establishment license and colocate healthcare and adult-use cannabis operations may perhaps have to have to submit a waiver request to the Division of Public Well being. The Commission’s regulations need colocated retailers to reserve 35 % of their items for individuals.
As aspect of the licensing course of action, 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 more applicants that have submitted the essential packets, which involve the Application of Intent, Background Verify, Management and Operations Profile, and application payment packets.
To understand much more about the licensing course of action, check out the Commission’s web-site at MassCannabisControl.com, contact the Commission at 617-701-8400, or e-mail [email protected]