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TILT’s Commonwealth Alternative Care to Become First Recreational Cannabis Dispensary in Taunton, Massachusetts

Company Receives Approval to Commence Adult-Use Cannabis Operations and Retail Sales Beginning December 20, 2021 TILT Holdings Inc., a global provider of cannabis business solutions that include inhalation technologies, cultivation, manufacturing, processing, brand development and retail, today announced that the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (“CCC”) has approved TILT’s subsidiary, Commonwealth Alternative Care, Inc. (“CAC”), to commence adult-use cannabis operations including…

420 with CNW — Study Finds Cannabis Abuse Hasn’t Increased in States with Legalized Recreational Cannabis Use

A study published earlier this week found that cannabis abuse hasn’t risen in states that have enacted laws to legalize recreational cannabis. The study assessed the impact of recreational cannabis laws on the use of cannabis across ethnic and racial groups, tracking trends in usage between 2008 and 2020. For the study, the researchers analyzed data collected from more than…

420 with CNW — Recreational Cannabis Bill Passes First Test in Connecticut

With more than 16 states already allowing the sale and consumption of recreational cannabis within their borders, Connecticut has now taken the first tentative steps towards establishing a legal recreational cannabis market. Last week, the state’s Judiciary Committee approved a bill that would legalize recreational cannabis with a 22 to 16 vote. Backed by Governor Ned Lamont, the legislation would…

420 with CNW — Governor Cuomo Signs New York Recreational Cannabis Legalization Bill Hours After Legislators Forward It

Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York State, signed a bill legalizing recreational marijuana last week. This was a few hours after legislators had sent the draft law to his office after both chambers passed it the day before. Speaking after enacting the law, Gov. Cuomo said that the signing was a historic event, a day on which harsh sentences…

420 with CNW — Michigan Rolls Back Key Recreational Cannabis Business License Restriction

After months of restricting access to its recreational cannabis industry, Michigan has loosened a key restriction that kept many from acquiring a recreational cannabis license. Beginning on March 1, 2021, applicants for five types of recreational cannabis licenses will not be required to have an active medical marijuana license to qualify. The state initially put this policy in place to…

420 with CNW — Republican Legislator Calls for Legalization of Recreational Cannabis in Missouri

A legislator from Missouri is calling for the legalization of recreational cannabis as a way to generate revenue for the state of Missouri while also eliminating the cannabis black market. This is the first time a Missouri Republican representative is calling for the legalization of recreational cannabis. If the proposed amendment is approved, it would also expunge the records of…