Massachusetts marijuana regulators accredited ultimate rules Monday that pave the way in which for a new type of business to ship grownup-use hashish to residents’ properties.
But not if the state’s present marijuana dispensaries have their say on the matter.
“This will not be the final word on delivery,” the Commonwealth Dispensary Association mentioned in an announcement Monday, indicating plans to problem the regulatory modifications in courtroom.
The slate of rules changes, which the state’s Cannabis Control Commission accredited by a vote of three-to-1 throughout a virtually held meeting Monday, embrace a new license for standalone marijuana delivery firms with their very own warehouse of merchandise.
Under the state’s previous rules, the one grownup-use marijuana delivery ostensibly allowed was for third-celebration operators to move purchases from established dispensaries — principally following the mannequin of meals delivery platforms, however with much more restrictions.
The authentic license, which was accredited a yr in the past, was created partially to foster extra range and inclusion within the two-yr-previous, corporate-heavy leisure marijuana market in Massachusetts, since such a delivery enterprise would require fewer upfront prices than a full-fledged brick-and-mortar retailer. But it was quickly met with complaints from entrepreneurs that the delivery charges they might cost nonetheless weren’t price the fee. [Read more at Boston.com]