SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Shops that promote leisure marijuana have but to take root in Springfield, however that might change within the coming months.
Mayor Domenic Sarno says negotiations will start with 4 firms in search of to open the primary pot outlets in western Massachusetts’ largest metropolis. The 4 had been chosen from amongst 27 that submitted functions in Could.
INSA, Holistic Industries, 6 Bricks LLC and 311 Web page Boulevard LLC all should negotiate host neighborhood agreements with Springfield and obtain approval from the state’s Hashish Management Fee earlier than they will open their doorways.
Sarno says a overview committee thought of a number of elements together with visitors, public security, funds and variety in choosing the primary spherical of potential marijuana companies.
A zoning ordinance permitted final 12 months may ultimately enable as much as 15 pot outlets in Springfield.