Marijuana Milestone as Mass. Issues First Recreational Pot License

The recreational marijuana era is officially underway in Massachusetts. Officials at the Cannabis Control Commission Thursday afternoon granted the state’s first-ever recreational marijuana license to a cultivation facility in Milford operated by Sira Naturals. The unanimous decision by the agency’s five commissioners is a major milestone in the long process of implementing the state’s commercial marijuana market, which voters approved in a November 2016 ballot referendum. The license, however, is provisional, subject to conditions, including…

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Author: Dan Adams, Boston Globe