A Fall River facility came one step closer today to growing, producing and selling recreational marijuana.
Northeast Alternatives, Inc. was granted provisional licenses Thursday to grow up to 5,000 square feet of marijuana and to also produce marijuana products in Fall River.
The location, located at 999 William S. Canning Blvd, was given a provisional license to sell retail marijuana back on Thursday August 23rd.
NEA has been in business as a medical marijuana dispensary since June 30th. They are the first dispensary to open in the city.
After first expecting to begin retail marijuana sales on July 1st, the Cannabis Control Commission is hopeful that retail sales will begin in the vicinity of late summer to early fall, but no hard date has been set.
Several medical marijuana retailers are set to open in the city. Several are also eying retail sales.
Xiphias Wellness, Inc. of 482 Globe Street Fall River will replace The Uke and Walko Bowlaway locations.
Hope, Heal, Health, Inc is converting 50,000 square feet in the former Border City Mills complex at 1 West St in Fall River.
CannaTech Medicinals Inc. is building a 50,000 square foot growing and processing facility near Amazon in the biopark along with a dispensary off of Hartwell Street in the city.
The Haven Center is currently provisionally licensed to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 1435 Pleasant Street.
Greener Leaf, Inc., is anticipating to be located at 95 Rhode Island Avenue.
The Hope, Heal, Health and CannaTech Medicinals facilities are scheduled to open soon.
In Bristol County, 9 recreational license applications have submitted all required packets.