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More action in Western Mass!

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission signed off Thursday on provisional licenses for four businesses seeking to open retail operations.

The five-member commission also handed out provisional licenses to the following marijuana businesses: Green Biz, of Northampton; Healthy Pharms, of Georgetown; Rise Holdings, of Amherst; and Slang, of Pittsfield.

The commission also signed off on final licenses for two businesses, including the first recreational shop set to open in the Greater Boston area.