medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts

A medical marijuana dispensary may open in Williamstown, Massachusetts. 

    Advocates who worked to legalize medical marijuana in Massachusetts are frustrated over its limited availability, as the fate of the first proposed dispensary in Springfield remains in limbo.

  The opening of the first medical marijuana dispensary in Springfield – and just the second in all of western Massachusetts – is being delayed as city councilors review the terms under which the proposed facility would operate. 

Mass. To Award Licenses For Medical Pot Outlets

Jan 31, 2014

State public health officials are set to award the first licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts.

An announcement is expected on Friday from the state Department of Public Health, which has been reviewing applications from groups seeking to operate the dispensaries.

A law approved by voters in November 2012 allows marijuana to be used for certain medical conditions, including cancer, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease.