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    MA: West Springfield Resident Opposed To Recreational Marijuana Criticizes Mayor

    A West Springfield resident spearheading an effort to ban the sale of recreational marijuana in town is accusing the mayor of favoritism toward the marijuana industry over the will of townspeople, as the mayor denies the claim. In a statement emailed to several news outlets, Dean J. Martilli...
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    OH: Springfield To Discuss Extending Medical Marijuana Ban

    Springfield, Ohio — Another Miami Valley city will discuss extending a moratorium on medical marijuana. A medical marijuana moratorium is on the Springfield City Commission agenda Tuesday night. Commissioners will hear an emergency resolution on extending the city's current moratorium. The...
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    MA: West Springfield Amends Recreational Pot Moratorium

    West Springfield - The West Springfield Town Council voted Monday to amend the expiration date for the town's moratorium on recreational marijuana facilities to reflect changes in the state's timetable for allowing retail sales of the drug. Over 53 percent of Massachusetts voters approved a...
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    Pioneer Valley Cities, Towns To Get Help With Murkiness Of Recreational Legalization

    Springfield - The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission is preparing to work with local planners in the region in drafting model regulations for the retail sale of recreational marijuana. Timothy Brennan, executive director of the regional planning commission, said his agency has been contacted...
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    MA: Springfield Considering 1-Year Moratorium On Pot Sales Pending Local Regulations

    Springfield - The city is considering a moratorium on the sale of recreational marijuana in Springfield for up to one year to allow local officials time to draft zoning regulations. The moratorium is being proposed after voters in Massachusetts approved the sale of recreational marijuana in a...
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    MA: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Approved In Springfield

    Springfield, MA - A new development agreement offers the possibility for additional medical marijuana sites in Springfield. This decision comes four years after medical marijuana was legalized in Massachusetts and just a week after recreational marijuana was legalized. The Springfield...
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    MA: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Approved In Springfield

    Springfield, MA - A new development agreement offers the possibility for additional medical marijuana sites in Springfield. This decision comes four years after medical marijuana was legalized in Massachusetts and just a week after recreational marijuana was legalized. The Springfield...
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    MA: Springfield Proposes New Deal For Medical Marijuana Dispensary

    Springfield - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has reached a new agreement with a company planning to open a medical marijuana dispensary in East Springfield, removing a prior clause that would have given the business the exclusive license in the city. In allowing more sites, however, the company...
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    MA: Springfield Proposes New Deal For Medical Marijuana Dispensary

    Springfield - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has reached a new agreement with a company planning to open a medical marijuana dispensary in East Springfield, removing a prior clause that would have given the business the exclusive license in the city. In allowing more sites, however, the company...
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    MA: Chicopee Marijuana Dispensary Proposal Recieves Final Approval

    Chicopee — The City Council has approved a zone change, giving a Springfield company the final approval it needs to open the first medical marijuana clinic in Hampden County. The Council agreed to rezone a 3,270 square foot piece of land on East Main Street from residential to industrial...
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    MA: Chicopee Marijuana Dispensary Proposal Recieves Final Approval

    Chicopee — The City Council has approved a zone change, giving a Springfield company the final approval it needs to open the first medical marijuana clinic in Hampden County. The Council agreed to rezone a 3,270 square foot piece of land on East Main Street from residential to industrial...
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    Company Says Plan For Medical Cannabis Dispensary Leaves Patients Woefully Undeserved

    Springfield - With plans for a medical marijuana dispensary in East Springfield on indefinite hold, a second company is urging city officials to allow for more than one facility to meet patient demand. Peter Kadens, CEO of GTI-Massachusetts NP Corp. of Boston, and the company's local lawyer...
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    Company Says Plan For Medical Cannabis Dispensary Leaves Patients Woefully Undeserved

    Springfield - With plans for a medical marijuana dispensary in East Springfield on indefinite hold, a second company is urging city officials to allow for more than one facility to meet patient demand. Peter Kadens, CEO of GTI-Massachusetts NP Corp. of Boston, and the company's local lawyer...
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    OH: Springfield Places 6-Month Moratorium On Medical Marijuana Businesses

    Springfield - Springfield businesses in the city, which one local business owner says will keep her from bringing jobs to the area. The moratorium comes nearly three months after Gov. John Kasich signed a bill making cannabis legal for medical use under state law. That will go into effect...
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    OH: Springfield Places 6-Month Moratorium On Medical Marijuana Businesses

    Springfield - Springfield businesses in the city, which one local business owner says will keep her from bringing jobs to the area. The moratorium comes nearly three months after Gov. John Kasich signed a bill making cannabis legal for medical use under state law. That will go into effect...
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    MA: Decision Day For Proposed Medical Marijuana Facility In Springfield

    Springfield, Mass. — In an 8-3 vote, Springfield City Councilors voted against granting Hampden Care Facility a host agreement to build a medical marijuana dispensary at 506 Cottage Street. City Councilors didn't agree with a clause in the contract allowing Hampden Care to be the only medical...
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    MA: Decision Day For Proposed Medical Marijuana Facility In Springfield

    Springfield, Mass. — In an 8-3 vote, Springfield City Councilors voted against granting Hampden Care Facility a host agreement to build a medical marijuana dispensary at 506 Cottage Street. City Councilors didn't agree with a clause in the contract allowing Hampden Care to be the only medical...
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    MA: Springfield City Council To Vote On Medical Marijuana Dispensary Host Agreement

    Springfield, Mass. — Springfield City Councilors could decide whether a proposed medical marijuana dispensary will move forward at a meeting Monday night. Hampden Care Facility Inc. wants to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 506 cottage Street in East Springfield, but first, they need...
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    MA: Springfield City Council To Vote On Medical Marijuana Dispensary Host Agreement

    Springfield, Mass. — Springfield City Councilors could decide whether a proposed medical marijuana dispensary will move forward at a meeting Monday night. Hampden Care Facility Inc. wants to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 506 cottage Street in East Springfield, but first, they need...
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    MA: State Advocate Urges Springfield Officials Not To Let Politics Trump Patients

    Springfield — As city officials argued about a negotiated agreement with a planned medical marijuana dispensary in East Springfield, a top state advocate said she hoped they were not losing sight of the most important issue — the patients. Nichole Snow, executive director of the Massachusetts...