"In addition to beginning to restore access to safe, tested adult-use cannabis, this determination provides a first step in providing meaningful economic relief to the more than 2,000 Massachusetts cannabis employees who will be able to return to work."
The packet also includes protocols, safety standards, and an updated statewide testing strategy. Then there is the part that everybody has been waiting for—the list of businesses and institutions that are included in Phase 1, which we have listed below with corresponding dates.
"The current plan to start reopening the economy less than one day after the Reopening Advisory Board releases its guidance … is confusing to many of our constituents and businesses."
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“The new rule approved this week favors reported perpetrators of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault and sets survivors up for stigma, re-traumatization, and silencing.”
"While we're planning a healthy reopening and an equitable recovery process, I know this announcement will be disappointing to many residents and organizations that look forward to these events each year."
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