“It’s exactly what pot advocates knew would happen, and what every would-be pot shop operator told the aldermen and city councilors across the state—namely, that these operations are outstanding boosters for neighboring business, especially ones that serve food and booze.”
Talking Joints Memo
Former Councilor Jackson’s dispensary approved.
The economic opportunity a vibrant cannabis industry can provide to our Black and Brown residents will not be taken from us this time.
Now that operations have reopened, this handy poster map can help you navigate the goodness next time you are in Vacationland.
The similarities are: being able to stand behind the quality of the product; being knowledgeable of the menu; cooking with love; and possessing a pure sense of hospitality.
“I think Massachusetts will end up being a cautionary tale in terms of how you can do it, but other states will learn to do it better.”
"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."
“Nobody was really wearing masks at all, then I kind of made a stink about it because I saw what was growing, the mold that was growing, and if you are going to be cleaning, you should have something protecting your face.”
“I think it’s bananas that we’re not allowing these retailers to open in a safe and controlled way to serve the needs of the Commonwealth in a time of emergency.”
Solar Thera is environmentally friendly, but that edge isn’t enough to get the dispensary’s team through COVID-19. All challenges considered, I threw some difficult questions at its CEO Edward Dow.