Massachusetts Marijuana Establishments Surpass $2 Billion in Gross Sales – Cannabis Control Commission Massachusetts

At close of business on Tuesday, August 31, aggregate data recorded in Metrc by 165 Marijuana Retailers and three delivery businesses operating statewide reached $2,009,007,478 in gross sales, coming less than three years after the first two adult-use stores on the East Coast opened their doors November 20, 2018 and less than one year since …

Support Advesa’s License Application to Open a Cannabis Retail Store in Ball Square, Somerville

http://www.change.org/p/the-residents-of-somerville-support-advesa-s-application-for-an-adult-use-marijuana-retail-license-and-special-permit Somerville Friends, I hope that you will support a woman, minority-owned cannabis business, in Ball Square. I have known the principals of Advesa for over six years. They are great people. The store is in a great location. It is right on Broadway. It is directly across the street from the new Green Line …

For a more equitable marijuana industry, the state should bankroll loans – The Boston Globe

It shouldn’t surprise anybody why equity remains elusive: People of color simply face too many barriers to raise the enormous capital needed to enter the cannabis space. — Read on http://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/06/21/opinion/more-equitable-marijuana-industry-state-should-bankroll-loans/

With hope and humility, Mashpee Wampanoag’s youngest leader seeks to restore faith in a tribe beset by turmoil – The Boston Globe

Brian Weeden is the youngest person to serve as chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag’s Tribal Council and he’s taking the reins at a particularly tumultuous time. — Read on http://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/06/21/metro/with-hope-humility-mashpee-wampanoags-youngest-leader-seeks-restore-faith-tribe-beset-by-turmoil/

Baker-Polito Administration Launches MassNotify, A New Voluntary Tool to Enhance COVID-19 Exposure Awareness | Mass.gov

Baker-Polito Administration Launches MassNotify, A New Voluntary Tool to Enhance COVID-19 Exposure Awareness | Mass.gov — Read on http://www.mass.gov/news/baker-polito-administration-launches-massnotify-a-new-voluntary-tool-to-enhance-covid-19-exposure-awareness