Financial snafu could slow Massachusetts’ rec cannabis rollout

The delays continue in Massachusetts’ quest to start a recreational marijuana program. State Treasurer Deb Goldberg was awarded $300,000 by the state legislature to staff a cannabis oversight agency, but the money was sent to a reserve account that Goldberg can’t access, the Boston Business Journal reported. The governmental misstep may further stall implementation of the state’s recreational marijuana industry. Goldberg’s first request for funding for the Cannabis Control Commission was for $500,000, but the legislature awarded the treasurer only $300,000 from the governor’s supplemental budget, according to the Business Journal. The governor approved the funding Tuesday, ... Financial snafu could slow Massachusetts’ rec cannabis rollout is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs