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Proposed Pittsfield Pot Dispensary Submitting State Application

Cannabis cultivator and retailer True East Leaf says it is "very close" to submitting its state application to open a facility at the former Richmond Bakery on Seymour Street.

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Williamstown Planning Board Agrees to Minor Change to Cannabis Bylaw Proposal

The board has proposed four zoning changes to June's annual town meeting, where each will need a two-thirds majority vote for passage.

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Adams Planners Approve Marijuana Cultivator Plans

The Planning Board approved marijuana cultivators LC Square's site plan for Howland Avenue.

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Berkshire Roots Celebrates 4/20 With Music, Food, Garcia Line

Berkshire Roots will music, food, vendors, and new products on Tuesday at its Dalton Avenue location. On Saturday is the dispensary's launch of Garcia Hand Picked cannabis products made by music legend Jerry Garcia's family.

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Great Barrington Dispensary Combines Art, Equity, 'Luxury' Cannabis

Social media strategist Alexander Farnsworth and his brother Brayden, and fashion designer Adam Lippes launched their joint venture, Farnsworth Fine Cannabis on March 1 with a retail location in Great Barrington.

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Williamstown Planning Board Sends Cannabis Bylaw to Town Meeting

After taking more than two hours of testimony from the public most of it asking the board to more severely restrict or even disallow outdoor commercial marijuana production in town the planners put forward a zoning bylaw amendment that would allow by special permit canopies of up to 100,000 square feet, the largest size allowed by the commonwealth's Cannabis Control Commission.

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Cannabis Cultivator Plans to Open in Former Crane Building

Temescal, which has marijuana dispensaries in New Hampshire and Massachusetts including one in Pittsfield, has a purchase-and-sale agreement for the nearly 10-acre property inside Hardman Industrial Park on Curran Highway.

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Bloom Brothers Pays $375K in Taxes to Pittsfield, Makes Charitable Donations

Bloom Brothers, owned by Nathan Girard and his wife, Migdeliz, and his brothers Benjamin and Nicholas Girard, offers around 400 different cannabis products to meet the needs of every type of customer.

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Williamstown Planning Board Advances Cannabis Bylaw for Inclusion on Town Meeting Warrant

But first Chair Stephanie Boyd reviewed the steps the board took to gather input and generate consensus around the marijuana issue, which generated angst, confusion and, ultimately, no action at the 2020 annual town meeting.

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North Adams Welcomes City's First Cannabis Dispensary

A line was at the door for the 10 a.m. opening at the transformed restaurant on State Road. The Friendly's closed in 2014 and the property was purchased by Clear Sky's parent company Evergreen Strategies in 2019. The Planning Board had approved the shop a year earlier.

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Burke's Construction Eyed for Marijuana Retail, Cultivation

Burke's Construction, at 6 Renfrew St., is zoned IP, or Industrial Park. Purkayastha, who has partnered with property owner John Burke, said they would like to use the property for industrial use.

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Williamstown Board of Health: No Recommendation on Cannabis Bylaw

The Board of Health on Monday decided not to make any recommendations on a draft bylaw the Planning Board is developing to regulate cannabis production in town.

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Pittsfield Council Votes to Ban Outdoor Commercial Cannabis Cultivation

On Tuesday, a motion to ordain a ban of large-scale, outdoor pot growing in all zoning districts of Pittsfield passed 10-1 with Ward 5 Councilor Patrick Kavey voting in opposition.

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Williamstown Planners Aim to Finish Cannabis Bylaw Proposal Next Month

But the conversation brought to mind a date seven days earlier as the board and the public relived many of the same arguments that have dominated the body's discussion for months as it hashes out a new zoning bylaw to regulate the production of cannabis.

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