Business Wins Approval to Open Boston Dispensary
A company that holds medical cannabis business licenses in several states received a tentative green light from zoning board officials to open the first dispensary in Boston despite resistance from locals.
Patriot Care Corp. initially had trouble getting officials to sign off on the dispensary after members of a downtown business group voted to oppose the dispensary, calling it a “step in the wrong direction” for the neighborhood.
A recent poll also found that almost 60% of nearby residents are against the business’s location, as are local law enforcement officials.
Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeals delayed