Massachusetts (Cambridge)

Ordinance No. 1409

Cambridge has established an ordinance to create a separate local permitting requirement for Cannabis Retail Store, Cannabis Cultivator, Cannabis Product Manufacturer and/or Cannabis Transporter, and will give initial permitting preferences for Cannabis Businesses to Priority Applicants. Priority Applicants include Economic Empowerment Applicants, defined and certified by the Commonwealth’s Cannabis Control Commission, and Social Equity Program Applicants (Cambridge residents of at least the previous three years, Women or Minority Owned businesses, or a Cambridge resident for at least the three previous years prior to application earning less than fifty percent of Area Median Income in the three previous tax years prior to application).