Recreational Marijuana

Massachusetts awarded the state’s first recreational marijuana license Thursday in anticipation of retail dispensaries opening as soon as next month. The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission’s five members unanimously voted to let Sira Naturals, Inc., harvest recreational marijuana at a cultivation facility in Milford where it currently grows medical weed. The vote made Sira Naturals, formerly […]

BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts’ Cannabis Control Commission unanimously approved the state’s first recreational marijuana business license during a Thursday meeting. Related: Marijuana Commissioner Says Retail Sales Will Likely Roll Out More Slowly Than Expected The license was awarded to Sira Naturals, a cultivation facility in Milford that already grows medical marijuana. Map of marijuana license […]

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand along with Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes made their argument for legalizing recreational marijuana in New York State. The two lawmakers pointed to a study that 2 On Your Side highlighted and reported on that shows African Americans and Latinos make up half of Buffalo’s population and account for almost 80% of marijuana […]

The recreational marijuana era is officially underway in Massachusetts. Officials at the Cannabis Control Commission on Thursday afternoon granted the state’s first-ever recreational marijuana license to a cultivation facility in Milford operated by Sira Naturals. The unanimous decision by the agency’s five commissioners is a major milestone in the long process of implementing the state’s […]

TORONTO — Canada’s Senate approved a landmark bill Tuesday to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Now that the bill has passed, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet will set a date for the law to go into effect. The bill passed in the Senate by a vote of 52-59. Trudeau’s government had hoped to […]

The recreational marijuana era is officially underway in Massachusetts. Officials at the Cannabis Control Commission on Thursday afternoon granted the state’s first-ever recreational marijuana license to a cultivation facility in Milford operated by Sira Naturals. The unanimous decision by the agency’s five commissioners is a major milestone in the long process of implementing the state’s […]