massachusetts medical marijuana

New England News
8:08 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Mass. Rep Suggests 2nd Chances For Pot Applicants

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A state lawmaker reviewing the selection of operators of medical marijuana dispensaries says the state agency overseeing the process should reconsider some highly-rated proposals that were not approved for provisional licenses.

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New England News
11:04 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Mass. Defends Medical Marijuana Licensing Process

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Massachusetts is defending its heavily criticized process for selecting companies to run medical marijuana dispensaries.

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New England News
7:17 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

MA Gov. Patrick: No Reason To Start Over On Medical Pot

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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says he does not believe the process of selecting medical marijuana dispensaries should start again from scratch.

Patrick told reporters on Monday that none of the 20 applicants approved so far have been granted licenses to operate dispensaries and won't be until they verify all the information they provided in their applications.

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New England News
1:36 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Berkshire, Franklin Counties Left Out Of Initial Marijuana Licensing

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Massachusetts health officials have given the go-ahead to 20 groups looking to establish medical marijuana dispensaries in the state.

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New England News
1:19 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

MA Health Officials Grant Medical Marijuana Licenses

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Massachusetts health officials have granted 20 licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries in the state.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Legislative Sponsors Of Medical Marijuana Call For Passage Of Their Bill

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  Governor Cuomo officially called for limited access to medical marijuana in his State of the State address. But sponsors of a bill to allow the illegal drug to be used for some medical treatments say Cuomo’s plan is outdated and won’t work.

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New England News
6:20 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Marijuana Dispensary Groups Plan Berkshire Sites

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As New York debates legalizing recreational marijuana, groups in Massachusetts are proposing location sites after voters in the state opened the door for medical use of the drug in 2012. So far at least two groups are looking to site a dispensary in the county’s largest city, Pittsfield.

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New England News
5:22 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

MA Releases Locations of Potential Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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Massachusetts health officials have released a list of the 100 applicants that are seeking licenses to open marijuana dispensaries for medical use.

The applications were posted Friday on the web site of the Department of Public Health, along with the cities and towns where the applicants hope to locate the facilities.

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New England News
6:20 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Pittsfield Offers Letter of Non-Opposition for Marijuana Dispensaries

Julia Germaine, Director of Resources for Manna Wellness, speaks to the Pittsfield City Council about including a letter of non-opposition from the city in it's Phase 2 application process for a medical marijuana dispensary through the state's Department of Public Health.
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The city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts is making a letter of non-opposition available to any medical marijuana dispensary looking to settle within city limits.

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