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6 great Massachusetts ganja farmers to shop for

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Massachusetts—a state of more than 6 million people—has just 88 fully licensed adult-use cannabis growers. The situation is wicked hard, but improving by the day. Eighty-eight final recreational cannabis cultivation licenses are better than the none. In 2016, voters got the state to start issuing them and sales started in 2018. The pandemic killed 2020’s […]

Massachusetts artists represent their state with weed rolling trays

To say that that Massachussettians are proud would be an understatement. Bay Staters will tell you stories of Massachusetts’ beautiful geography, grit, and tight-knit community, and the artists that hail from here are no different. Leafly had the chance to sit down (virtually) with the five artists who are a part of our latest rolling […]

The most intriguing cannabis stores in Massachusetts

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In just three years, Massachusetts has become one of America’s great cannabis success stories. Since the state’s adult-use stores opened in 2018, consumers have purchased more than $2 billion in products from an expanding selection of outlets. As of 2021, more than 360 retail store licenses had been approved, and dozens of outlets are open […]

Massachusetts adult-use cannabis: By the numbers

Hey, prohibitionists—do you like apples? Because Massachusetts has done $2 billion in legal cannabis sales in the last three years. How do you like them apples? But seriously—shout-out to how far Massachusetts has come. From a lackluster start to legalization on Nov. 8, 2016, to today’s all-singing, all-dancing beacon in the northeast. Here’s Massachusetts legal […]

The best cannabis products in Massachusetts

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Since Massachusetts legalized cannabis for recreational use in 2016, options of how to consume the plant, what to buy, and where to shop have exploded. Gone are the days of sneakily coordinating a pick-up via text with your weed guy; walk a few blocks in a good amount of MA municipalities and you’re sure to […]

Most popular weed strains in Massachusetts

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Massachusetts is among the latest states to join the ranks of the legal recreational cannabis world. The Baked Bean State—which we have lovingly nicknamed the “The Baked State”—made its official recreational debut early in 2020 and has experienced steady growth since. For Bay Staters, this growth has opened the doors to a wide variety of […]

Deadheads rejoice: Garcia Hand Picked is coming to the East Coast

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With original art, curated music, and a sense of community, this cannabis has more than Jerry’s name on it. Jerry Garcia may not have lived to see the current tidal wave of cannabis legalization, but his spirit sure did. For the first time on the East Coast, Jer Bear’s family is launching Garcia Hand Picked, […]

This plumber was sentenced to 12 years for growing marijuana in a legal state. How is that possible?

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The cannabis scene in Worcester, Massachusetts, is thriving. New Dia, the first equity-powered dispensary in the city, situated about 50 miles west of Boston, opened a few weeks ago. The business carries items from Freshly Baked, a veteran-, minority-, and women-run operation from nearby Taunton, and owner Ross Bradshaw donated the first $5,000 in sales […]

KushKart delivery service makes Massachusetts debut after raising $3.5 million

Here’s how KushKart raised $3.5 million to bring fast and discreet cannabis deliveries to Massachusetts as soon as this spring In 2019, Tamika Samson’s sister urged her to look into Massachusetts’ Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) to see if there were any opportunities for her when the state legalized recreational use. At first, Samson was too […]