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CCC Hosts Virtual Listening Session on Social Consumption Licensing

Key Takeaways:

  • On July 18, 2023, the Cannabis Control Commission hosted the second in a series of three public listening sessions on social consumption licenses in Massachusetts.
  • Public commenters spoke in support of accelerating the licensure of social consumption establishments and allowing customers of those establishments to smoke cannabis indoors.
  • Concerns were raised regarding inebriated driving and several commenters recommended training for social consumption establishment employees so that they can identify signs of inebriation in customers.…
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With Adult Use in Delaware and Medical Cannabis Legalization in Kentucky, the Next Licensing Sweepstakes Begin

Today is April 28, and Texas and Florida both accepted the expected dozens of applications for a limited number of medical cannabis licenses in those respective states. In the background, Kentucky recently legalized medical cannabis, while Delaware will soon welcome adult use sales. It looks increasingly likely both states will follow the example of other capped license jurisdictions and hold merit-based application sweepstakes to award a set number of licenses.… More

Watch: New Massachusetts Cannabis Law – What it Means

Governor Charlie Baker has recently signed a bill that substantially reworks the voter-approved 2016 referendum legalizing a regulated market for adult-use cannabis – and now licensing of adult use establishments is just eight short months away.

Foley Hoag presented a webinar that examines the recent changes to the Massachusetts regulatory framework for both medical and adult use operators enacted by the Legislature in its omnibus cannabis legislation, Chapter 55 of the Acts of 2017.… More