Burns & Levinson Hosts Third Annual State of the Cannabis Industry Conference In Boston October 23, 2019

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Capital markets, investments, M&A and regulatory issues will be key topics at event MASSACHUSETTS: Burns & Levinson will host its third annual “State of the Cannabis Industry” conference, which will focus on capital markets, investments, M&A, and regulatory issues in the rapidly growing multi-billion dollar cannabis industry. The conference will be held on October 23, 2019 from Read the full article…

Cannapreneur Partners Appoints Former American Express Senior Manager Doug Lennick To Executive Board

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MASSACHUSETTS: Cannapreneur Partners, the Westborough, Mass-based holding company finding the cannabis world’s 1% outlier entrepreneurs and industry investment opportunities currently in the middle of a $150 million fundraise round open to investors, has announced the appointment of Doug Lennick to their Executive Board of Directors.  Lennick is world-renowned for innovative approaches to developing high performance in Read the full article…

TILT Begins Trading On OTCQB Venture Market

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MASSACHUSETTS: TILT Holdings Inc., a leading provider of products and services to businesses operating in the cannabis industry, announced that TILT’s common shares have been approved to begin trading on the OTCQB Venture Market, effective immediately. OTCQB is considered by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) as an “established public market” for the purpose of Read the full article…

MJBA Communications Chief Stu Zakim To Moderate Panel On Cannabis In The Media At NECANN Boston

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Panel of Cannabis media leaders to explore “changing attitudes, access and headlines” MASSACHUSETTS: As reporting on cannabis migrates to a broader range of media outlets and reporters covering this beat find themselves playing catch-up to deal with the daily developments of a growing industry, MJBA‘s Communications lead, Stu Zakim, will moderate a panel at the Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Acquires And Opens Hope Heal Health Dispensary In Bristol County, Massachusetts

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the opening of the Hope Heal Health Dispensary (HHH) in Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Cresco Labs entered in to a definitive merger agreement with HHH for its Massachusetts cultivation, manufacturing, processing, and dispensary operations at the end Read the full article…

NECANN Expands Again In 2019

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New England’s longest-running cannabis convention series expands to Springfield, Massachusetts and New Jersey MASSACHUSETTS: NECANN, producers of the two largest cannabis industry conventions on the East Coast (in Boston and Portland, ME) announced the addition of two new events making it the largest cannabis convention series in the world. After adding three new markets in 2018 Read the full article…

EVIO Labs Receives Provisional License From Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission

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Independent testing laboratory in final phase to perform state compliance testing OREGON: EVIO, a leading provider of cannabis testing and research for the regulated cannabis industry in North America announced that it received a provisional license from Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) to operate as an independent testing laboratory. The license moves the organization into Read the full article…

Administration of Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program To Transfer To Cannabis Control Commission

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MASSACHUSETTS: On December 23, 2018, administration and oversight of the Massachusetts Medical Use of Marijuana Program will transfer from the Department of Public Health (DPH) to the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC), a change that is mandated by Massachusetts law, Chapter 55 of the Acts of 2017, AN ACT TO ENSURE SAFE ACCESS TO MARIJUANA. The law requires Read the full article…

Minority-Focused Cannabis Business Accelerator Accepts Its Inaugural Round Of Applicants

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First participants made up exclusively of women, economic empowerment, and minority owned small businesses. MASSACHUSETTS: Sira Naturals, a Massachusetts-based registered marijuana dispensary (RMD) group, has accepted the inaugural class of applicants into the Sira Accelerator program, its small-business accelerator designed to help entrepreneurs navigate and succeed within the emerging regulated cannabis industry. From an initial response of more Read the full article…

Mass Cannabis Control Commission Approves 205 Potential Licensing Applicants

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MASSACHUSETTS: The Cannabis Control Commission concluded its priority review process on Tuesday, ultimately approving 205 prospective licensees to enter the agency’s application system early and have their license applications processed first. The 205 total certified includes 82 Registered Marijuana Dispensaries (RMDs) and 123 Economic Empowerment Applicants, which were required to demonstrate residency, experience or business practices Read the full article…