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03/25/2020 - 7:46pm
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Package stores deemed essential, but adult-use marijuana shops are closed - Berkshire Record
Package stores deemed essential, but adult-use marijuana shops are closed Berkshire Record (Cannabis)
03/04/2020 - 7:43pm
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Canna Provisions Connects Berkshire Tradition with Modern Cannabis Retail
The laid-back vibe of Southern California and the mountain chic culture of Colorado may still dominate the perception of cannabis, but that seems to be rapidly changing. Now, the famed […] (California, Cannabis, Colorado, United States)
02/27/2020 - 3:00pm
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Cannabis from Theory's Sheffield farm — state's first outdoor grow — to hit stores Saturday - Berkshire Eagle
Cannabis from Theory's Sheffield farm — state's first outdoor grow — to hit stores Saturday Berkshire Eagle (Cannabis)
02/24/2020 - 7:44am
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: PepsiCo, Intuit, Berkshire Hathaway & more - CNBC
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: PepsiCo, Intuit, Berkshire Hathaway & more CNBC (Stocks)
02/19/2020 - 7:17am
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Huge Fund Bought Up Berkshire Hathaway, Aurora Cannabis, GE, and Boeing Stock
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02/18/2020 - 7:00am
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Huge Fund Bought Up Berkshire Hathaway, Aurora Cannabis, GE, and Boeing Stock - Barron's
Huge Fund Bought Up Berkshire Hathaway, Aurora Cannabis, GE, and Boeing Stock Barron's (Cannabis)
01/29/2020 - 2:39pm
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Proposed Cheshire hemp, cannabis farm put on hold by town planners - Berkshire Eagle
Proposed Cheshire hemp, cannabis farm put on hold by town planners Berkshire Eagle (Cannabis, Hemp)
01/24/2020 - 3:57pm
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Marijuana shop inks host agreement with Lenox - Berkshire Eagle
Marijuana shop inks host agreement with Lenox Berkshire Eagle (Cannabis)
01/23/2020 - 1:55pm
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Do you think the recreational cannabis industry has had a positive or negative impact on Berkshire County? - Berkshire Eagle
Do you think the recreational cannabis industry has had a positive or negative impact on Berkshire County? Berkshire Eagle (Cannabis, Recreational, Recreational Cannabis)
01/22/2020 - 9:18pm
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Pittsfield board weighs additional protections for neighbors close to cannabis - Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield board weighs additional protections for neighbors close to cannabis Berkshire Eagle (Cannabis)
01/22/2020 - 10:45am
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Berkshire Roots offers date-night combo: art and cannabis - Berkshire Eagle
Berkshire Roots offers date-night combo: art and cannabis Berkshire Eagle (Cannabis)
01/20/2020 - 2:00pm
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Retail marijuana coming to Adams, North Adams later this year - Berkshire Eagle
Retail marijuana coming to Adams, North Adams later this year Berkshire Eagle (Cannabis)
01/12/2019 - 3:09pm
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Officials work to find right weed bylaw - Berkshire Eagle
Officials work to find right weed bylaw Berkshire EagleLENOX — Town leaders are doubling down on efforts to craft an adult-use marijuana zoning bylaw that will win voter support. The Select Board and Planning ... (Cannabis)
01/11/2019 - 5:03pm
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Customers swarm Theory Wellness for county's first legal marijuana sales - Berkshire Eagle
Customers swarm Theory Wellness for county's first legal marijuana sales Berkshire EagleGREAT BARRINGTON — Braving temperatures of around 12 degrees, about 15 people were gathered outside Theory Wellness shortly before 9 a.m. Friday, ... (Cannabis)
01/11/2019 - 6:44am
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Great Barrington marijuana dispensary opening Friday - WWLP.com
Great Barrington marijuana dispensary opening Friday WWLP.comTwo new marijuana retail shops are coming to Berkshire County. Theory Wellness in Great Barrington will open their recreational marijuana dispensary on ... (Cannabis, Recreational)
12/29/2018 - 8:39pm
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Top Stories of 2018: No. 2: Adult-use cannabis sales hit the registers - Berkshire Eagle
Top Stories of 2018: No. 2: Adult-use cannabis sales hit the registers Berkshire EagleWhat a long, strange trip it's been. After voters in 2016 approved adult use of cannabis, the state finally fulfilled the promise of retail weed in November, when pot ... (Cannabis)
12/28/2018 - 5:01am
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Berkshire based charity DEBRA launches clinical trial to investigate the use of cannabinoid medicines to treat symptoms of skin condition - Bracknell News
Berkshire based charity DEBRA launches clinical trial to investigate the use of cannabinoid medicines to treat symptoms of skin condition Bracknell NewsA CHARITY has announced it will be funding a clinical trial that will help treat the two biggest symptoms of a fatal skin condition. (Funding)
12/20/2018 - 1:54pm
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Lee clears way for cannabis-cultivation facility - Berkshire Eagle
Lee clears way for cannabis-cultivation facility Berkshire EagleLEE — Despite neighborhood concerns of smells, traffic and crime, the Lee Select Board has given the green light to the town's first cannabis-cultivation ... (Cannabis, Cultivation)
12/19/2018 - 6:03pm
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Silver Therapeutics in Williamstown gets provisional retail pot license from state cannabis board - Berkshire Eagle
Silver Therapeutics in Williamstown gets provisional retail pot license from state cannabis board Berkshire EagleWILLIAMSTOWN — Silver Therapeutics has received its provisional license from the state Cannabis Control Commission to operate a retail marijuana shop ... (Cannabis)
12/14/2018 - 6:36pm
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South County recreational pot shops score big wins from state cannabis commission | - theberkshireedge.com
South County recreational pot shops score big wins from state cannabis commission | theberkshireedge.comGreat Barrington — Two Berkshire County recreational marijuana retailers received final licenses from the state Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) Thursday ... (Cannabis, Recreational)
12/14/2018 - 10:00am
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Recreational Marijuana Approved For Sale At Berkshire Stores - WAMC
Recreational Marijuana Approved For Sale At Berkshire Stores WAMCA marijuana dispensary in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, was approved to sell recreational pot to anyone over the age of 21 on Thursday. (Cannabis, Massachusetts, Recreational, United States)
12/13/2018 - 5:33pm
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Cannabis retailers in Pittsfield, Great Barrington get final licenses - Berkshire Eagle
Cannabis retailers in Pittsfield, Great Barrington get final licenses Berkshire EaglePITTSFIELD — Recreational marijuana should make landfall in Berkshire County within the month. On Thursday the Cannabis Control Commission ... (Cannabis, Recreational)
12/11/2018 - 6:46pm
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Opening the weedgates: What will the recreational marijuana industry mean for Berkshire County? | - theberkshireedge.com
Opening the weedgates: What will the recreational marijuana industry mean for Berkshire County? | theberkshireedge.comGreat Barrington — The media generated by Massachusetts' long-awaited rollout of legalized recreational marijuana has focused mostly on the predicted ... (Cannabis, Massachusetts, Media, Recreational, United States)
09/25/2017 - 7:23pm
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Berkshire delegation hopes retail marijuana can grow jobs - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Berkshire Eagle (subscription) Berkshire delegation hopes retail marijuana can grow jobs Berkshire Eagle (subscription)The Cannabis Control Commission and Weedmaps, a cannabis consultant and technology company, were part of a panel discussion held by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Friday. Although the group opposed the ballot question, the Chamber ... and more » (Cannabis)
09/15/2017 - 12:26pm
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Berkshire Regional Planning Commission: Municipal Actions on Marijuana Legalization
Berkshire Regional Planning Commission: "Municipal Actions on Marijuana Legalization" Workshop August 31, 2017 Community Television for the Southern Berkshires Cast: CTSB Tags: marijuana , legalization , massachusetts , berkshire , regional , planning , commission , municipal and actions (Cannabis, Massachusetts, United States)
04/26/2017 - 9:54pm
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Lenox voters to decide new zoning rules for medical marijuana - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Lenox voters to decide new zoning rules for medical marijuana Berkshire Eagle (subscription)Here are the highlights of the medical marijuana zoning bylaw amendment approved by the Lenox Planning Board for action by voters at the May 4 annual town meeting: - Dispensaries are allowed in the Route 7 and 20 commercial zones north of downtown ... and more » (Cannabis, Medical Marijuana, Dispensaries)
04/23/2017 - 4:33pm
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Public hearing on Lee's proposed medical marijuana dispensary bylaw - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Public hearing on Lee's proposed medical marijuana dispensary bylaw Berkshire Eagle (subscription)The Planning Board moved quickly earlier this month to craft bylaw amendment proposals covering medicinal marijuana facilities after Crane Healthcare approached town officials to explore possible locations to dispense cannabis for pain-relief purposes. and more » (Cannabis, Facilities, Medical Marijuana)
04/23/2017 - 4:33pm
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Hearing Tuesday in Lenox on proposed medical marijuana dispensary bylaw - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Hearing Tuesday in Lenox on proposed medical marijuana dispensary bylaw Berkshire Eagle (subscription)Tuesday, April 25, 6-7:30 p.m.: Planning Board public hearing on proposed zoning bylaw changes covering medical marijuana dispensaries and a moratorium on recreational marijuana proposals. Town Hall. - Thursday, May 4, 7 p.m. Annual Town Meeting. and more » (Cannabis, Medical Marijuana, Dispensaries)
04/04/2017 - 8:36pm
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Jostling continues over marijuana industry oversight structure - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Sentinel & Enterprise Jostling continues over marijuana industry oversight structure Berkshire Eagle (subscription)The 2016 ballot law that legalized adult use of marijuana in Massachusetts charged Goldberg's office with overseeing a Cannabis Control Commission, but legislative leaders have recently signaled significant interest in restructuring the oversight model. Doctors worry about pot's effect on developing brains Lowell Sun all 3 news articles » (Cannabis, Massachusetts, United States)
04/01/2017 - 2:32pm
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Becket marijuana growing facility strikes out again - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Becket marijuana growing facility strikes out again Berkshire Eagle (subscription)BECKET — The town of Becket has again rejected a medical marijuana cultivation facility — but the company may not give up. Ipswich Pharmaceutical Associates President Joseph McCarthy said he believes townspeople are on his side. "Look at the reaction ... (Cannabis, Growing, Medical Marijuana, Pharmaceuticals, Cultivation)
03/10/2017 - 7:18pm
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Pittsfield medical marijuana dispensaries aim to open this year - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Berkshire Eagle (subscription) Pittsfield medical marijuana dispensaries aim to open this year Berkshire Eagle (subscription)PITTSFIELD — Berkshire County's first medical marijuana cultivation facility is taking shape off Dalton Avenue, with hiring poised to begin. ... Once Khem Organics gets DPH approval to begin growing, it will take four months for the cannabis to be ready. (Cannabis, Growing, Medical Marijuana, Dispensaries, Cultivation)
12/02/2016 - 5:00am
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Clark French Interview Part 3: The GrassRoots Documentary
GrassRoots began as an idea for a fifteen minute short film and grew to a full-length documentary shot in various countries over the course of three years. Clark French tells us about the genesis and making of GrassRoots, which at the time of writing has just won the Hemp Horticulture Award for best industry representation on a global stage, and the main Grand Story Award, both at the Cinebis Film Festival in Colorado . Read the text interview below and watch the video above; check out Part One here for an introduction to Clark and his relationship with cannabis, and Part Two here for more about the UPA. How did the GrassRoots documentary begin? C: Back in 2012 when I was campaigning with NORML UK, I realised that my cousin Dale was a documentary film maker. I saw on Facebook that he was doing a short documentary, 30 minutes long, where he went around Europe and looked at the different AIDS treatments in different places, how AIDS patients were treated, and what their lives are like... (California, Cannabis, Colorado, Events, Hemp, Ireland, Kansas, Maine, Media, Medical Marijuana, Netherlands, Oregon, United States)
12/02/2016 - 5:00am
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Clark French Interview Part 3: The GrassRoots Documentary
GrassRoots began as an idea for a fifteen minute short film and grew to a full-length documentary shot in various countries over the course of three years. Clark French tells us about the genesis and making of GrassRoots, which at the time of writing has just won the Hemp Horticulture Award for best industry representation on a global stage, and the main Grand Story Award, both at the Cinebis Film Festival in Colorado . Read the text interview below and watch the video above; check out Part One here for an introduction to Clark and his relationship with cannabis, and Part Two here for more about the UPA. How did the GrassRoots documentary begin? C: Back in 2012 when I was campaigning with NORML UK, I realised that my cousin Dale was a documentary film maker. I saw on Facebook that he was doing a short documentary, 30 minutes long, where he went around Europe and looked at the different AIDS treatments in different places, how AIDS patients were treated, and what their lives are like... (California, Cannabis, Colorado, Events, Hemp, Ireland, Kansas, Maine, Media, Medical Marijuana, Netherlands, Oregon, United States)
09/03/2016 - 3:42pm
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Marijuana industry taking root in Fall River - Berkshire Eagle (subscription)
Marijuana industry taking root in Fall River Berkshire Eagle (subscription)... made recreational use of marijuana legal in 2014. "The experience here in Washington has been pretty good, though that depends on who you ask," said Sam Mendez, the executive director of the University of Washington Cannabis Law and Policy Project. (Cannabis, United States, Washington)
02/11/2016 - 1:51pm
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren urges CDC to consider marijuana to combat prescription opioid epidemic - Detroit Sun Times
Detroit Sun Times Sen. Elizabeth Warren urges CDC to consider marijuana to combat prescription opioid epidemic Detroit Sun TimesIn a letter to the CDC, the leading Democratic senator from Massachusetts presses the agency to investigate alternative options for pain relief, such as medical cannabis, that might reduce prescription painkiller use and associated overdose deaths. “As ... Marijuana Legalization 2016: Elizabeth Warren Urges CDC To Consider Cannabis To Solve Opioid Epidemic International Business Times Michael D. Cutler: Marijuana's value as opioid 'exit drug' Berkshire Eagle (subscription) all 5 news articles » (Cannabis, Massachusetts, Medical Marijuana, United States)