July 29, 2020 The Cannabis Control Commission (Commission) will host a virtual public hearing on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 10 a.m., to receive public comment on the promulgation of revised medical- and adult-use of marijuana regulations, as well as the potential elimination of the colocated adult-use and medical-use of marijuana regulations.

Complete the request form in the link below if you are interested in providing public comment before the Commission. Speaking slots are available for the first 100 submissions, and remaining submissions will be placed on a waiting list due to time constraints.

Further instructions for participants will be provided in the coming days. All constituents will receive three minutes to submit their public comment. Sign-ups will close on Friday, July 31 at noon.

Public Hearing Speaker Sign-Up Form

The Laws

Enabling Legislation

Chapter 369 of the Acts of 2012, An Act for the Humanitarian Medical Use of Marijuana (repealed by Section 47 of Chapter 55 of the Acts of 2017)
Chapter 334 of the Acts of 2016, The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act
Chapter 55 of the Acts of 2017,  An Act to Ensure Safe Access to Marijuana (which amended Chapter 334 of the Acts of 2016)

Statutes

 M.G.L. c. 94G, Regulation of the Use and Distribution of Marijuana Not Medically Prescribed
• M.G.L. c. 94I, Medical Use of Marijuana

Regulations

• 935 CMR 500.000: Adult Use of Marijuana
• 935 CMR 501.000: Medical Use of Marijuana (this replaces former DPH regulations, 105 CMR 725.000: Implementation of an Act for the Humanitarian Medical Use of Marijuana)
 935 CMR 502.000: Colocated Adult-Use and Medical-Use Marijuana Operations

Draft Regulations

These regulations are unofficial and for informational purposes only. The official versions are the printed version which can be obtained for purchase at the State Bookstore at: www.sec.state.ma.us/spr/sprcat/catidx.htm.