Massachusetts (Somerville)

Ordinance No. 2020-15

Somerville has issued an amended Adult Use Marijuana License ordinance which includes Priority Applicants, defined as those person(s) or entities who are at least one of the following: An Economic Empowerment Applicant (certified by the Commonwealth’s Cannabis Control Commission), owned by a Somerville resident(s) or entities with at least 50% of its ownership made up of Somerville residents, or cooperatively owned entities. There also must be a majority of licenses awarded to priority applicants.