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Pot Shop Decisions Due This Week

The state is expected to winnow its list of more than 100 applicants to as many as 35 licensed medical marijuana operations.

The state is expected to announce medical marijuana licensees by the end of the week. Credit: Patch file photo
The state is expected to announce medical marijuana licensees by the end of the week. Credit: Patch file photo
The state is expected to approve as many as 35 medical marijuana dispensaries by the end of the week, according to the Associated Press via the Herald.

About 100 groups have applied to the Department of Public Health for the licenses to open medical pot shops around the state.

The licenses are being awarded by county, with at least one and no more than five per county.

Brookline is in Norfolk County, where the following groups have applied for licenses:

Group Name, Name of CEO/ED, City or Town
Baystate Medical Enterprises Inc., Catherine Cametti, Franklin
Commonwealth BioPharm Inc., Matthew Clark, Franklin
Ermont, John D. Hudson, Quincy
G2 New England Inc., Fotis Loulourgas, Stoughton
Mass Medicum Corp., Dr. James Kurnick, Holbrook
Middlesex Integrative Medicine Inc., Nancy J. Khoury, Norwood
New England Apothecary Inc., Collin Ward, Brookline
New England Treatment Access Inc., Kevin Fisher, Brookline
New England Wellspring Inc., Dr. Stefanie Lipton, Needham
The Anita W. Compassion Center Inc., Jonathan Waxman, Norwood 

For official information on medical pot in Massachusetts, visit the state's website on the subject.

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