Massachusetts delays start of recreational cannabis sales

Massachusetts lawmakers have decided to push back the opening of recreational marijuana stores by six months, dealing a blow to the state’s adult-use industry and raising concerns about the possibility of additional delays going forward. Under a legalization measure approved by residents last month, the first rec shops in Massachusetts were slated to open in January 2018. But a handful of House and Senate lawmakers who showed up for informal sessions Wednesday voted to postpone the industry’s launch until June 2018. Legislators said the decision gives the state more time to work through the complex process of setting ... Massachusetts delays start of recreational cannabis sales is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs