Stay connected with your local cannabis industry.
Each month, MRCC compiles a list of the top 5 cannabis events happening in Massachusetts. These events often provide opportunities to expand your network, access educational seminars, workshops, recreational gatherings, and festivals in Massachusetts. Scroll down to see what's in store for this month.
1. Start A Weed Co-Op: Be Your Own Boss, Own Your Labor
SUNDAY August 31, 2019 @ 6:00pm
35 Temple Pl.
Boston, MA 02111
Cost: $15, FREE for MRCC Members!
Join us for good food, good drinks and a revolutionary way of doing business!
2. SAVE THE DATE: Show up to the Cannabis Control Commission Public Meetings!
THURSDAY August 8, 2019, location TBA.
WEDNESDAY August 14, 2019 @ 10:00am
50 Milk Street, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
THURSDAY August 15, 2019 @ 10:00am
Western New England University School of Law
Moot Court Room
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01119
If you've ever complained about big businesses gobbling up the cannabis industry, or a lack of people of color and women in leadership positions, or that the criminal expungement process is too slow, or the costs of recreational weed & taxes being too high--it's time to SHOW UP! As a citizen and a constituent, you are entitled to make your voice heard and speak your grievances directly to the Cannabis Control Commission. Tell them WHAT kind of industry you want and HOW you want them to create it. The Commission meets regularly in public locations throughout Boston & Massachusetts. It's never too late to come in person and advocate for yourself!
The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has requested public feedback on promises 935 CMR 500: Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations. They will be hearing feedback on August 14 & 15, 2019.
As always, if you can't make the meeting you can catch our Facebook Livestream!
3. Cannabis Grower's Association Monthly Meet-up
SATURDAY August 10, 2019 @ 1:00-4:00pm
420 Fortune Blvd
Milford, MA 01757
CGA is a non-profit organization working towards furthering education of Cannabis in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. The main objective of CGA is to educate its members on the benefits, uses, and methods of growing & consuming cannabis. CGA provides a space each month for like-minded members to come together and share their experiences, tricks, knowledge, and genetics with each other.
Please note this event is for members and registered guests. ID's will be checked at the door.
Membership for 2019 is another super value at only $40/year ($30/year renewal for 2018 members), Family plan $60/year for 2 members living in the same residence. Membership also includes great discounts from local businesses!
A limited number of day passes are available for $10. You must be 21 years or older to attend.
4. Cannabis and Commercial Real Estate & Construction
THURSDAY August 15, 2019 @ 8:00am-12:00pm
43 Scanlon Drive
Randolph, MA 02368
The New England Real Estate Journal presents this panel on cannabis commercial real estate. Topics include design solutions for retail and medical marijuana dispensaries, real estate investments in the cannabis industry, security, zoning, permitting, insurance, and municipal approval processes.
5. CannaCon Northeast
FRIDAY August 23, 2019 @ 9:00am-5:00pm
SATURDAY August 24, 2019 @ 9:00am-5:00pm
1277 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01103
CannaCon Northeast is coming to Springfield, MA.
Massachusetts flourished as a cannabis cultivation powerhouse after first legal sales of marijuana began in 2018. Cannabis entrepreneurs from Boston to Chatham and Martha’s Vineyard to Springfield are nurturing business in a robust industry poised for growth.
CannaCon is the nation’s premier cannabis business industry convention with successful expos in Washington, California, Colorado, Alaska, Michigan, and Massachusetts. Our goal is to share knowledge acquired through decades of experience in the business of cannabis.
Our immersive expo hosts numerous vendors from all facets of the cannabis industry from coast to coast uniting buyers with exhibitors. At CannaCon, your business innovations will spark sales as you meet farmers, cultivation leaders, agricultural equipment specialists, soil experts, nutrient producers, accounting wizards, legal virtuosos, security experts, extraction technicians, payroll processors, display producers, investors, influencers, and customers. Join us in Springfield to gain insight from business pioneers, forge strategic alliances, network, and grow your business.
Contact the Cannabis Control Commission.