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Boston Cannabis Board public meeting

You are hereby notified that the Boston Cannabis Board (the “BCB”) will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 1 p.m. Please note the change in date for this hearing due to the holiday on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.

Join the Zoom meeting

  • Meeting ID: 821 8852 1115
  • Passcode: 276890
  • Dial-in Number: 646-876-9923

Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend. The BCB will accept testimony regarding each agenda item. Testimony will be limited to two (2) minutes and any additional testimony may be submitted in writing. If you wish to testify please email cannabisboard@boston.gov with your name, address, affiliation (if any), and the specific matter or matters for which you wish to provide testimony.

This hearing is being conducted pursuant to Governor Charles Baker’s executive order (the “Order”) issued March 22, 2020, temporarily modifying certain requirements of the Open Meeting Law (M.G.L. ch. 30A s. 20) due to the ongoing public health crisis due to Covid-19 (coronavirus). 
 
Please contact the BCB at 617-635-4170 or cannabisboard@boston.gov with any questions.

Discussion Topics

  1. Evoke Inc.

    Proposed Licensed Premise: 1102 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester, MA  02124
    License Type: Retail Recreational Cannabis Dispensary License
    Proposed Hours of Operation: 10:00am - 8:00pm
    Equity Status: Equity Applicant
    Date of Initial Application: May 22, 2019
    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: March 15, 2019
    Date of Community Meeting: June 27, 2019
    Presentation Team:
        Cleon M. Byron
        Devonta Davis
        Sandy Heierbacher 
        Michael P. Ross, Attorney
        Daniel S. Glissman, Attorney

  2. Cypress Tree Management Inc.

    Proposed Licensed Premise: 1114 Boylston Street, Back Bay, MA 02215
    License Type: Retail Recreational Cannabis Dispensary License
    Proposed Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Equity Status: Non-Equity Applicant
    Date of Initial Application: July 25, 2018
    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: February 28, 2019
    Date of Community Meeting: April 29, 2019
    Presentation Team: 
        Victor Chiang, Co-Founder, President, CEO and Treasurer
        Carlos Castillo Co-Founder, Director Community Outreach, Diversity, and Inclusion
        Todd Finard, Co-Founder
        Eric Liebman, Co-Founder
        Lisa Burke, Director of Retail
        Rick Nagle, Director of Security
        Josh Zakim, Esq., Attorney
        Jay Youmans, Regulatory & Policy Advisor

  3. The Heritage Club LLC

    Proposed Licensed Premise: 116 Cambridge Street, Charlestown, MA 02129
    License Type: Retail Recreational Cannabis Dispensary License
    Proposed Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 10:30am - 9:00pm; Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 9:00pm 
    Equity Status: Equity Applicant
    Date of Initial Application: August 13, 2020
    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: September 14, 2020
    Date of Community Meeting: October 29, 2020
    Presentation Team:
        Adenike (Nike) John 
        Margaret (Maggie) Suprey

  4. HVV Massachusetts Inc.

    Proposed Licensed Premise: 1937 Beacon Street, Brighton 02135
    License Type: Retail Recreational Cannabis Dispensary License
    Proposed Hours of Operation: 10:00am - 9:00pm 
    Equity Status: Non-Equity Applicant
    Date of Initial Application: July 27, 2018
    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: October 18, 2018
    Date of Community Meeting: January 7, 2019
    Presentation Team:
        Michael Reardon, CEO
        Melissa Rutherford, Director of Compliance
        Gilly Motta, Retail General Manager
        Jon Grey, Director of Security

  5. Rooted In LLC

    Proposed Licensed Premise: 2177 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA 02119
    License Type: Retail Recreational Cannabis Dispensary License
    Proposed Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 10:00pm; Sunday: 11:00am - 8:00pm
    Equity Status: Equity Applicant
    Date of Initial Application: September 10, 2020
    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: July 20, 2020
    Date of Community Meeting: September 15, 2020
    Presentation Team:
        Brian Keith, Founder
        Michael Ware, Security Consultant
        Derric Small, Legal Consultant

  6. 617 Therapeutic Health Care Inc.

    Proposed Licensed Premise: 144 Bowdoin Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
    License Type: Retail Recreational Cannabis Dispensary License
    Proposed Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am - 8:00pm; Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
    Equity Status: Non-Equity Applicant
    Date of Initial Application: October 10, 2018
    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: October 26, 2018
    Date of Community Meeting: February 19, 2019
    Presentation Team:
        Peter D’Agostino, Consultant
        Ka-Yung (Ka) Wong, Esq., Corporate Counsel
        Tsz (Tom) Chung, Director
        Richard Gin, Director, Treasurer, Secretary 
        Mark Goldberg, Chief Cultivation Officer

  7. Request for Reconsideration
    1. Suns Mass, Inc. has requested reconsideration for its application for a co-located Recreational Cannabis Retail Dispensary, Medical Dispensary, and Manufacturing License to be exercised at 931 Hyde Park Avenue in Hyde Park. The applicant is a non-equity applicant.
       
    2. Dragon Vapors, LLC has requested reconsideration for its application for a Recreational Cannabis Retail Dispensary License to be exercised at 354-358 Chestnut Hill Avenue in Allston/Brighton. The applicant is a non-equity applicant.