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Boston Cannabis Board Hearing

You are hereby notified that the Boston Cannabis Board (the “BCB”) will hold a virtual public voting hearing on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 1 p.m. The voting hearing is open to the public, however, no additional testimony will be accepted.

JOIN THE ZOOM MEETING

  • Meeting ID: 816 4844 7678
  • Passcode: 245444
  • Dial In Phone Number: 646-876-9923

Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend however no additional public testimony will be accepted. 

This hearing is being conducted pursuant to Governor Charlie 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 617-635-2330 or cannabisboard@boston.gov with any questions.

Discussion Topics

  1. Hyde Park Dispensary, LLC (“Hyde Park Dispensary”)

    Applicant: Hyde Park Dispensary, LLC (“Hyde Park Dispensary”)
    Proposed Licensed Premise: 1589 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan
    License Type: Recreational Cannabis Dispensary License
    Proposed Hours of Operation: 11:00am- 8:00pm (7) Seven Days a week
    Equity Status: Equity Applicant
    Date of Initial Application: June 14, 2021
    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: June 2, 2021
    Date of Community Meeting: October 20, 2021

  2. OPCO Allston, LLC (“Dr. GreenThumb’s Allston”)

    Proposed Licensed Premise: 144 Harvard Avenue, Allston
    License Type: Recreational Cannabis Dispensary License 
    Proposed Hours of Operation:  9:00am- 9:00pm (7) Seven Days a week
    Equity Status: Equity Applicant 
    Date of Initial Application: October 13, 2021 
    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: October 8, 2021 
    Date of Community Meeting: January 24, 2022

    THERE IS A BUFFER ZONE CONFLICT WITH ANOTHER CANNABIS ESTABLISHMENT 

    The following Applicant was Rejected without Prejudice from the BCB’s June 16, 2021 voting hearing. Rejected without Prejudice means the Applicant can return anytime with an application at the same location 

  3. Pure Oasis, LLC (“Pure Oasis”)

    Proposed Licensed Premise: 535 Washington Street, Brighton 
    License Type: Recreational Cannabis Dispensary License
    Proposed Hours of Operation: 10:00am- 9:00pm (7) Seven Days a week
    Equity Status: Equity Applicant 
    Date of Initial Application: November 8, 2021
    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: October 20, 2020 
    Date of Community Meeting: February 17, 2022

  4. Old and New Business

    The following Applicant was Deferred from the BCB’s December 15, 2021 voting meeting in order to give Applicant time to continue their work and conversations with stakeholders; specifically with Bridge Over Troubled Water.  There will be no further public testimony allowed for this application. Those wishing to testify may submit written testimony at cannabisboard@boston.gov

    Applicant: Rooted In, LLC
    Proposed Licensed Premise: 13-15 West Street, Chinatown
    License Type: Recreational Cannabis Dispensary License
    Proposed Hours of Operation: 9:00am - 7:00pm (7) Seven days a week
    Equity Status: Equity Applicant
    Date of Initial Application: September 10, 2020
    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: August 20, 2021
    Date of Community Meeting: August 19, 2021

    THERE IS A BUFFER ZONE CONFLICT WITH ANOTHER CANNABIS ESTABLISHMENT 

    The following Applicant was Deferred from the BCB’s February 16, 2022 voting meeting in order to further review correspondence. 

    Applicant: Berkshire Roots, Inc. 
    Proposed Licensed Premise: 251-253 Meridian Street, East Boston 
    License Type: Co-located Medical and Recreational Cannabis Dispensary 
    Equity Status: Non-Equity 
    Applicant Request: Amend hours of operation 
    Current Hours of Operation:    Monday through Saturday 9:00am-7:00pm
                                                          Sunday 11:00am-6:00pm. 
    Proposed Hours of Operation: Monday through Saturday 10:00am-9:00pm 
                                                          Sunday 10:00am - 7:00pm

    Granted (The Board voted on this matter on March 9, 2022) 

    The following is applying for a One day amendment to their existing license 

    HVV Massachusetts, Inc. d/b/a Happy Valley, 220 William F. McClellan Hwy East Boston, MA 02128 has applied for a one day extension of hours on April 20, 2022. The Applicant is requesting to open at 8:00a.m. as opposed to their 10:00a.m. opening time. The Applicant will close at their normal time 9:00p.m.

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