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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 Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at 1 p.m.


  • Meeting ID: 845 6892 7069
  • Passcode: 519345
  • Dial In Phone 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 to If you wish to testify please sign up online.

Interpretation Services in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Haitian Creole, Cabo Verdean Creole, Russian, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, French, Somali, and American Sign Language may be available upon request if the request is made two (2) weeks prior to the public hearing.  

This hearing will be held virtually, pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023, further extending modifications to the Open Meeting Law (M.G.L. ch. 30A s. 20). The BCB reserves the right to amend the agenda pursuant to applicable Open Meeting Law and Public Notice requirements. Please contact the BCB at 617-635-2330 or with any questions or to request an interpreter. 


Discussion Topics

  1. East Boston Local Roots LLC (“East Boston Cannabis Co.”)

    Licensed Premise: 1006 Bennington Street, East Boston 

    License Type: Retail Recreational Cannabis Dispensary

    Request: Change of Ownership interest. The Licensee is seeking to transfer 8.56% interest from James Schena to Linda Schena; and Elliot Lobel is transferring 0.5% interest to Lenore Lobel.

    Applications for New Licenses 

  2. JLau & Company, LLC (“The Finest Cannabis Company, LLC)

    Proposed Licensed Premise: 354A Chestnut Hill Ave, Brighton 

    License Type: Retail Recreational Cannabis Dispensary

    Proposed Hours of Operation:  Monday-Thursday  10:00am-9:00pm

                                                           Friday-Saturday      10:00am-10:00pm

                                                           Sunday                     11:00am-8:00pm 

    Equity Status: Non-Equity Applicant 

    Date of Initial Application:  August 11, 2023 

    Date of Filing with Inspectional Services Department: November 13, 2023 

    Date of Community Meeting: March 27, 2024 


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