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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.

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

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.

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