Cannabis Control Commission Public Meeting

January 16, 2020

10 a.m.

Location:

Cannabis Control Commission

Worcester Union Station

2 Washington Square

Worcester, MA

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

1) Call to Order
2) Chairman’s Comments & Updates
3) Approval of Minutes
4) Executive Director’s Report

a. Job Descriptions
b. Guidance on Seed to Sale

5) Staff Recommendations on Change of Location

a. Four Daughters Compassionate Care, Inc.
b. The Green Harbor Dispensary, LLC
c. Emerald Grove, Inc.

6) Staff Recommendations on Renewals

a. HVV Massachusetts, Inc. (#RMD-1405), Vertically-Integrated Medical Marijuana Treatment Center Renewal
b. Rise Holdings, Inc. (#MPR243506), Product Manufacturer Renewal
c. Rise Holdings, Inc. (#MCR139857), Cultivation Renewal
d. Sanctuary Medicinals, LLC (#MRR205551), Retailer Renewal
e. Herbology Group, Inc. (#MRR205557), Retailer Renewal
f. Mass Alternative Care, Inc. (MCR139856), Cultivation Renewal
g. Mass Alternative Care, Inc. (#MPR243505), Product Manufacturer Renewal
h. Mass Alternative Care, Inc. (#MRR205554), Retailer Renewal
i. Garden Remedies, Inc. (#MRR205550), Retailer Renewal
j. Apothca Inc (f/k/a. MA Patient Found), (#MCR139858), Cultivation Renewal
k. Apothca Inc (f/k/a. MA Patient Found), (#MPR243507), Product Manufacturer Renewal
l. Apothca Inc (f/k/a. MA Patient Found), (#MRR205558), Retailer Renewal
m. Pioneer Valley Extracts, LLC (#MPR243504), Product Manufacturer Renewal
n. LDE Holdings, LLC. (#MRR205553), Retailer Renewal
o. Garden Remedies, Inc. (#MRR205559), Retailer Renewal
p. Urban Grown Inc. (#MCR139859), Cultivation Renewal
q. In Good Health, Inc. (#MCR139860), Cultivation Renewal
r. In Good Health, Inc. (#MPR243508), Product Manufacturer Renewal
s. Nova Farms, LLC (f/k/a BCWC, LLC), (#MRR205556), Retailer Renewal

7) Staff Recommendations on Final Licenses

a. T. Bear, Inc. (#MP281314), Product Manufacturer
b. Theory Wellness, Inc. (#MR281835), Retailer
c. Nature’s Remedy of Massachusetts, LLC (#RMD1285), Vertically-Integrated Medical Marijuana Treatment Center
d. Revolutionary Clinics II (#RMD1346), Vertically-Integrated Medical Marijuana Treatment Center
e. Solar Therapeutics, Inc. (#RMD1205), Vertically-Integrated Medical Marijuana Treatment Center

8) Staff Recommendations on Provisional Licenses

a. Pharmacannis Massachusetts, Inc., Vertically-Integrated Medical Marijuana Treatment Center
b. Alchemy League (#MRN281275), Retailer
c. CTDW, LLC (#MRN281844), Retailer
d. ELEV8 CANNABIS INC. (#MRN281383), Retailer
e. ELEV8 CANNABIS INC. (#MRN281810), Retailer
f. ELEV8 CANNABIS INC. (#MRN282630), Retailer
g. Elevated Gardens, LLC (#MCN281448), Cultivation, Tier 1 / Indoor
h. Fidelity Wellness Center, Inc. (#MRN282801), Retailer
i. Green Railroad Group, Inc. (#MRN281745), Retailer
j. Hampshire Hemp, LLC (#MRN281867), Retailer
k. Ipswich Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc. (#MCN281749), Cultivation, Tier 2 / Outdoor
l. Jolly Green, Inc. (#MCN281283), Cultivation, Tier 1 / Indoor
m. LDE Holdings, LLC (#MPN281436), Product Manufacturer
n. NEW DIA (#MRN281269), Retailer
o. ROARING GLEN FARMS, LLC (#CON281373), Craft Marijuana Cooperative, Tier 11 / Outdoor
p. Royalston Farm, LLC (#MCN281430), Cultivation, Tier 2 / Indoor
q. Royalston Farm, LLC (#MPN281544), Product Manufacturer
r. TETRAMED LLC (#MCN281611), Cultivation, Tier 4 / Indoor
s. The Headyco LLC (#MCN281292), Cultivation, Tier 2 / Indoor
t. Two Buds, LLC (#MCN281702), Cultivation, Tier 3 / Indoor
u. Two Buds, LLC (#MPN281506), Product Manufacturer
v. Two Buds, LLC (#MRN281959), Retailer
w. TYCA Green, Inc. (#MCN281844), Cultivation, Tier 1 / Indoor
x. TYCA Green, Inc. (#MPN281555), Product Manufacturer
y. TYCA Green, Inc. (#MRN282035), Retailer
z. West County Collective LLC (#MCN281512), Cultivation, Tier 2 / Indoor
aa. WISEACRE FARM INC (#MCN281406), Cultivation, Tier 1 / Outdoor

9) Commission Discussion and Votes

a. Guidance for Farmers
b. Guidance on Host Community Agreements
c. Guidance on Positive Impact Plans
d. Guidance on Distribution
e. Compiled Guidance on Energy & Environmental Compliance
f. Compiled Guidance on Licensing
g. Memorandum: Chapter 55 Report on Potential Criminal Penalties
h. Staff Recommendations on Responsible Vendor Training

i. Crisis Solutionist Inc. (#RVN453134)
ii. Kristi Talagan (#RVN453123)
iii. Mary Hull (#RVN453160)
iv. James Yagielo (#RVN453274)
v. Leafy Green LLC (#RVN453244)
vi. Marijuana Handlers (#RVN453288)

10) New Business that the Chairman did not anticipate at time of posting
11) Next Meeting Date

Notice of Executive Session

Under the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, § 21(a)(2), (4) and (7) and the Public Records Law, G.L. c. 66, and the exemptions set forth in G.L. c. 4, § 7(26)(a), (b), (c), (d), (f), (g) and (n), the Commission may enter into executive session to discuss the following items if the relevant topic arises during the course of deliberations:

1) to discuss applicants’ or provisional licensees’ security plans if, in the opinion of the Chair, discussion of such plans in an open meeting may disclose information that could pose a risk to public safety or security.

Statement of Chair’s Authority

Under the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §20(g):

No person shall address a meeting of a public body without permission of the chair, and all persons shall, at the request of the chair, be silent. No person shall disrupt the proceedings of a meeting of a public body. If, after clear warning from the chair, a person continues to disrupt the proceedings, the chair may order the person to withdraw from the meeting and if the person does not withdraw, the chair may authorize a constable or other officer to remove the person from the meeting.

In order that the Commission may conduct the business duly before it as delineated in this agenda, the Chair shall exercise his discretion accordingly. Please respect fellow attendees and those with business before the Commission.