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By adamg - 9/18/21 - 11:20 pm

A put-upon citizen filed a 311 complaint about the vulgarities filling the air during the cannabis fest on Boston Common today: Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/21 - 2:29 pm

A company that wants to open a marijuana mart on Newbury Street between Gloucester and Hereford this week sued the Zoning Board of Appeal over its decision to deny its request for permission within steps of two other cannabis concerns also proposed for the area. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/21 - 2:13 pm
Kelly and Joyce

Kelly and Joyce at their hearing.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposed cannabis shop at 31 Cambridge St. in Sullivan Square, roughly 1,500 feet from another proposed cannabis shop it approved a couple months ago. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/21 - 1:19 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposed marijuana shop at 21 Broad St. downtown, but members weren't happy about it. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/21 - 11:33 am
Kijana Rose

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposal for a take-out bakery on Birch Street in Roslindale Square that would serve baked goods infused with marijuana. Read more.

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By adamg - 8/18/21 - 2:51 pm

The City Council today approved proposals by Councilor Lydia Edwards (East Boston, Charlestown, North End) to end Zoning Board of Appeal oversight over cannabis proposals, after she said the zoning board had failed completely at it and that the Boston Cannabis Board is the better body for making sure neighborhoods get quality shops. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/21 - 9:23 am

Brian Graves of South Boston files a rebuttal to the the lawsuit by the company whose proposed cannabis shop at K and East 1st streets was rejected by the zoning board earlier this year: He explains why the site is far from the "perfect" location Holland Brands says it is.

By adamg - 8/10/21 - 2:32 pm
Sanchez

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposal by former state Rep. Jeff Sanchez for a cannabis shop at 123 Terrace St. on Mission Hill. Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/21 - 12:13 pm
Brian Keith

The Zoning Board today rejected the first of two two marijuana markets proposed for Nubian Square, at 195 Dudley St. after hearing from residents worried about the potential impacts on traffic and parking, all the school kids who traverse Nubian Square and addicts of harder drugs coming from nearby Mass and Cass. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/21 - 11:47 am

A father/son team that proposed a marijuana shop in a former industrial building in an industrial zone at East 1st and K streets in South Boston has sued the Zoning Board of Appeal, alleging a "vocal minority" of South Boston residents used their political heft to turn the board against the project despite its approval by the Boston Cannabis Board and support from other South Boston residents. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/21 - 11:49 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a proposed marijuana shop at 116 Cambridge St. in the Lost Village section of Charlestown. Read more.

By adamg - 6/24/21 - 11:03 am

The Chelsea Record reports on what's going up where trouble used to frequently go down on the Chelsea/Everett line.

By adamg - 6/22/21 - 1:13 pm
Rendering of new shop

Proposed new shop.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans for a cannabis store at 879-881 Blue Hill Ave. across from Talbot Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 5/24/21 - 10:17 am

The Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports somebody involved with Resilient Remedies's bid for a cannabis shop in Charlestown included the Boston Cannabis Board on an e-mail exchange that centered on ways to keep Nike John's competing cannabis shop out of the Town, including making the argument that the Black woman from Dorchester isn't really minority enough to warrant the special "equity" treatment state law allows for applicants harmed by the war on drugs.

By adamg - 5/18/21 - 11:34 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a plan to turn a garage at 257-259 Cambridge St. in Allston into a cannabis shop. Read more.

By adamg - 5/4/21 - 10:52 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by former City Councilor Tito Jackson to open a three-story cannabis shop at 150 State St., across from the Custom House. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/21 - 10:27 pm
The new look of Jacob Wirth

Royalty's vision of a cannabis shop where Jacob Wirth is now.

A marijuana entrepreneur tried to convince skeptical Chinatown residents tonight that turning the decaying former Jacob Wirth restaurant into a state-of-the-art cannabis concern would benefit local groups, give jobs to people harmed by the war on drugs and save a national landmark. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/21 - 4:16 pm

The Boston Office of Neighborhood Services will hold an online meeting next week on a proposal to convert the shuttered Jacob Wirth restaurant on Stuart Street into a cannabis shop. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/21 - 1:44 pm

Cannabis Community Meeting | Charlestown | Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:30 p.m.

Opposition continued last night to a proposed cannabis shop on Cambridge Street in Charlestown's Lost Village - the section of the Town cut off from the rest of the neighborhood by I-93. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/21 - 1:57 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal finally upheld the city's prohibition against clustered cannabis concerns, denying an Arizona company's proposal to turn a former pasta plant on Hyde Park Avenue into a marijuana manufacturing plant, retail shop and medical dispensary just a few doors down from where three people from Roslindale and Roxbury have city approval for their own shop. Read more.

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