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Williamstown Voters May Be Asked to Consider Cap on Pot Shops

Williamstown, where 61 percent of voters in 2016 voted in favor of a statewide referendum to decriminalize pot, currently has a retail store in the final phases of obtaining a green light from state regulators and another potential store beginning the approval process.

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Adams Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensary

The board unanimously voted Wednesday to provide Cory Ravelson, general manager of Mission Massachusetts, with a letter of non-opposition and welcomed him into the community.

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Adams Hears From Second Possible Marijuana Retailer

With the recent town meeting-approved marijuana bylaw on the books, the town has seen an uptick in requests for letters of non-opposition from possible retailers and Zieminski made his case last week.

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Medical Marijuana Company Plans Recreational Sales in Pittsfield

Berkshire Roots is positioning itself to be a recreational marijuana dispensary when permits are issued later this year. Berkshire Roots is now finishing up a massive renovation of 501 Dalton Avenue, a commercial building which formerly housed Jay's Custom Muffler & Auto, Casey's Billiards, and the Salvation Army store. Those three previously vacated the building to make way for a medical marijuana dispensary and renovations are nearly complete.

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Williamstown Officials Seek Public Comment on Marijuana

The board this winter is facing a couple of decision points concerning pot. The distinct but related questions are whether to support a proposal for a medical marijuana facility on Main Street and whether to propose a special town meeting to consider the question of a ban on recreational pot businesses.

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Williamstown Officials Grapple With Potential Medical Pot Dispensary

The Board of Selectmen are wondering if it should support an application for a medical marijuana dispensary in town, knowing that a successful applicant would have an advantage gaining a license for recreational sales down the road.

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Adams Planning Board Debates Marijuana Bylaws

The town administrator is advocating for a less restrictive medical medical marijuana bylaw than the Planning Board is considering. Planners last week discussed possibly locking any pot dispensaries out of the downtown.

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