TJM: Here comes social consumption [1/14/19]

OH YEAH

O CANADA

O-HIGH-O

Smoke and Mirrors: Massachusetts’ Recreational Cannabis Industry Navigates Tricky Regulatory Terrain
Fortune

2 more recreational marijuana shops open in Massachusetts
WHDH

Cannabis board plans to write regulations for cafes, delivery
MassLive

Here’s what the 5 CCC commissioners are working on in 2019
Boston.com

How Mass can finally break down the cannabis color barrier
Boston Globe

Cannabis Subcommittee Votes to Allow Marijuana Cafes
NECN

[RADIO] As Marijuana Stores Open Elsewhere, Springfield Moves Slowly On Permitting Pot Shops
WAMC

Massachusetts ‘not ready’ for legal magic mushrooms
Braintree Herald


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Attleboro
Former Wheaton College student charged with carrying drug bag gets probation

Cape Cod
Five Cape Towns To Allow Recreational Marijuana Shops

Deerfield
Deerfield approves pot cultivator’s special permit

Easthampton
Marijuana shop The Verb is Herb may pitch online appointments

Framingham
Owner: Marijuana Is The ‘Best Scenario’ To Save The Farm

Great Barrington
Third retail pot shops opens in western Mass

Hudson
Shop Not Yet Given Green Light to Open

Pittsfield
Pittsfield, Hudson marijuana stores given green light to open

Springfield
‘Unlike Washington, DC’: Springfield mayor, city councilors praise compromise

Wareham
Commission OKs provisional license to grow marijuana in Wareham

Wareham’s Verilife marijuana retailer moves parking to Tremont Nail off Route 28


LIVE FROM NY


CONNECTICUT
State refuses to name medical marijuana applicants

Legal recreational weed moving closer to CT

MAINE
Proposals would clear records of Maine’s marijuana offenders

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Community Conversation to focus on cannabis legalization

NEW JERSEY
Where does NJ stand on legal weed as we head into 2019?

NEW YORK
Legal pot in the Berkshires an attractive draw for NY customers

Marijuana funding to go to MTA

RHODE ISLAND
Man who received pot shipments gets prison time

VERMONT
Senate to propose simplified cannabis retail bill with 10 percent tax

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DC Pot Lobbyist : The Future of Marijuana Legalization on Capitol Hill
WGBH

Kentucky state Senator who had cancer, smoked pot, backs medical marijuana
Boston Globe

Marijuana dispensaries will be coming to Mountain Home
Baxter Bulletin

State Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses
Arkansas Business Online

State to consider more conditions treated with medical pot
AP

Pediatric nurse tapped for marijuana commission
Texarkana Gazette

Curaleaf plans acquisition of two other Maryland cannabis businesses
Baltimore Business Journal



MASS CA$H


West Haven-based marijuana company to be acquired
New Haven Register

Massachusetts inching closer to licensing ‘cannabis cafes’
WNYT

US firm building a ‘cannabis superhighway’ plans to list in Canada
Boston Globe

Tecogen Sells Two 200-Ton Chillers for Marijuana Growing Facility
Cannabis Business Times





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The Must-See Marijuana Commentary From the U.S. Surgeon General



The Year of the Medical Marijuana Patient

WHAT: “Join registered medical marijuana patients, their family members and caregivers, medical professionals, and supporters of the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance as we all listen and learn why the year 2019 is going to be the “Year of the Medical Marijuana Patient” from a variety of different perspectives.”
WHEN: January 31, 6pm
WHERE: WeWork, Boston

One Small Step | The Future of Social Cannabis

WHAT: “Join the Cannabis Society and the Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition as we develop an all star panel to embark on this discussion on how the regulations we craft now could shape the future of how consumers use cannabis all together.”
WHEN: February 4, 6pm
WHERE: Lighthouse East & North, Boston

International Cannabis Physicians’ Association / “Toss The Script”

WHAT: “Transforming Your Health with CBD – which will include medical professionals from all over as keynote speakers! So, if you’d like to learn how CBD can help change your life and get you away from pharmaceuticals with nasty side effects, please join us on this special day!”
WHEN: February 7, 5pm
WHERE: New Bedford First Unitarian Church, New Bedford

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Staff & Operations Training

WHAT: “The Medical Marijuana Dispensary Staff & Operations Training Seminar is intended to help individuals who want to land jobs in the medical cannabis industry or start their own medical cannabis businesses. The course covers everything from cannabis laws and regulations to cultivation basics, available products, proper dosage, and more.”
WHEN: February 9, 10am
WHERE: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston, Boston

Medical Cannabis Information Series: Hanover

WHAT: “NCIA Announces New Location for Seed to Sale Show®National Cannabis Trade Association Relocates Leading Business-to-Business Conference to Support Newly Legalized Markets in the Northeast”
WHEN: February 13
WHERE: Hanover Council on Aging, Hanover

NECANN – New England Cannabis Convention

WHAT: The New England Cannabis Convention is the largest gathering of the New England MMJ, Cannabis, and Hemp Industries, the perfect B2B and B2C platform for everyone doing cannabis business in the northeast, and those who want to! It also serves as an education platform for those interested in learning more about the vital medical marijuana programs available in Massachusetts and the rest of New England.
WHEN: March 22 –March 24, 2019
WHERE:Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, 900 Boylston St, Boston


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