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20 Medicinal Pot Dispensaries to Open in Massachusetts

The state's Department of Public Health announced Friday morning the 20 applicants that will be receiving medicinal marijuana licenses to operate in Massachusetts.

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The Department of Public Health announced Friday morning the 20 applicants that will be awarded medicinal marijuana licenses to operate in Massachusetts.

Dispensaries will be located in Mashpee, Dennis, Taunton, Fairhaven, Salem, Haverhill, Holyoke, Northampton, Lowell, Ayer, Newton, Cambridge, Brookline, Quincy, Plymouth Brockton, Boston, Milford and Worcester, according to the announcement.

More than 100 groups applied for licenses to open medical pot shops around the state. The licenses were awarded by county.

Check out the complete list here

Do you support the use of medical marijuana? 

Let us know in the comments section below
Hopefulforchange January 31, 2014 at 05:26 PM
I'm surprised there isn't going to be one in Hyannis.
mardi sawyer February 01, 2014 at 01:49 PM
Sounds like it won't be long before there will be a vote to legalize pot for recreational use! I don't this that is wise! Just my opinion!
John D Sullivan February 02, 2014 at 03:47 PM
The first step towards legalization to make more tax money. However, you reap what you sew! A lot of money will be needed for rehab in the future. Remember years ago cocaine was legal and the consequences were horrendous.

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