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By adamg - 9/8/22 - 11:17 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered records related to a Dorchester man's arrest on marijuana-possession charges in 2003 and 2006 permanently deleted from court and criminal databases, under a state law that allows for "expungement" of such records for what are now legal activities. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/22 - 10:18 am

One board overseeing the approval of marijuana shops in Boston is more than enough, according to the BPDA, which holds a hearing Monday on eliminating a requirement that all dispensaries seek approval of the Zoning Board of Appeal now that the city has a separate Cannabis Board. Read more.

By adamg - 8/12/22 - 12:04 pm

A military contractor and a landlord on a desolate industrial dead end sandwiched between the Expressway and the Red Line and commuter-rail tracks are suing the Zoning Board of Appeal for approving a dispensary on the street, arguing the shop will disrupt their deliveries and shipments and prove hazardous to anybody trying to walk there from the nearby JFK/UMass Red Line stop because the street has no sidewalks. Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/22 - 10:13 pm
Current Supreme House of Pizza

From Supreme House of Pizza to Simplicity Dispensary?

A North Grafton man's proposal to turn the decrepit and now closed Supreme House of Pizza at 313 Old Colony Ave. in South Boston into a modern recreational-marijuana shop met with heavy opposition at a community meeting this evening - just a day after the owner of the pizza place withdrew his application to deliver pizza until 2:45 a.m. on weekends. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/22 - 12:10 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved Jeff Similien's plans to open a pot shop at 5252 Washington St. in West Roxbury, just up from the Dedham line, and a building to grow his wares at 48-54 Walter St. in Hyde Park. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/20/22 - 10:44 am

A Dorchester man who won approval to open a cannabis shop on Harvard Avenue in Allston yesterday sued the Zoning Board of Appeal for approving a Mattapan woman's proposal to open her own cannabis shop on the same block. Read more.

By adamg - 6/21/22 - 2:24 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved entrepreneurs' plans to turn a dilapidated Blue Hill Avenue building into a home-delivery marijuana service that will use three unmarked vans to ferry orders to customers. Read more.

By adamg - 3/19/22 - 10:47 am

A company that sells cannabis-infused seltzers and gummies under the name Hi5 is suing another company that plans to open a cannabis dispensary in West Roxbury called HiFive. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/22 - 11:34 am

Lowkey Dispensary holds a meeting next week to introduce its plans to convert what is now a warehouse at 48-54 Walter St. in Hyde Park into a grow facility for the proposed dispensaries it has permission to open in Dorchester's Codman Square and wants to open on Washington Street in West Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/22 - 1:57 pm
Durgin-Park Indian pudding

Imagine this infused with THC.

They could hire grumpy salespeople and sell THC-infused Indian Pudding. A former hedge-fund manager turned potrepreneur and two partners go before the Wharf District Council next week to detail their plans to turn the shuttered Durgin-Park in Faneuil Hall Marketplace into a cannabis shop. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/22 - 10:58 am
Kobie Evans explains proposal

Kobie Evans of Pure Oasis makes his case.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a Dorchester duo's proposed marijuana market at 83-89 Devonshire Street at Water Street downtown - less than a quarter mile from an existing shop on Milk Street. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/22 - 1:16 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposal for a cannabis shop at 1441 Tremont St., citing its proximity to the Tobin Community Center and another proposed marijuana mart on Terrace Street. Read more.

By adamg - 2/8/22 - 10:59 am
Gabe Vieira

Vieira testifies via Zoom.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to turn the former Sozio store in Dorchester's Neponset Circle into what could become the state's first marijuana delivery service. Read more.

By adamg - 1/25/22 - 11:05 am
Existing trailers

Trailers that are already green on Condor Street.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved an urban-agripreneur's plans to convert most of the shipping containers on Condor Street in which he now grows lettuce to marijuana grow stations. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/21 - 2:05 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a local resident's plans to convert what is now a security-systems firm at the intersection of Lincoln Street and Birmingham Parkway into a cannabis shop topped by a kitchen that would baked pot-infused cookies and brownies. Read more.

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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