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Massachusetts Legislature Plans Big Changes for Cannabis Policy in the Commonwealth

Last week, the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Cannabis Policy (the “Committee”) released a new cannabis bill (H 174/S 72, the “Bill”) through the Committee without any opposition.  The bill proposes major changes to host community agreements (“HCA”) and the current approach to social equity in the industry. It also proposes to provide a legislative fix allowing for on-site consumption establishments. This bill will require the Cannabis Control Commission (“CCC”) to make some substantial changes to the existing regulations,… More