Newton marijuana dispensary petitions for city’s first recreational permit

In November 2016, Garden Remedies was the first medical marijuana shop to open in Newton. Might they also be the first shop in Newton permitted to sell recreational marijuana?

It’s only the start of the process, but numerous questions need to be answered before Garden Remedies can begin the sale of recreational marijuana from its Washington Street location, said the Newton Land Use Committee at a recent meeting.

On June 5, the committee heard an initial presentation from Garden Remedies to expand sales from medical to recreational. After more than an hour of discussion, the committee continued the public more at