Tonight & Sept. 26th: Community Meetings About Proposed Medical Marijuana Dispensary

There will be a community meeting tonight hosted by a medical marijuana company wanting to open a dispensary on Hyde Park Avenue. The company is also scheduled to speak at the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council's Sept. 26th meeting. The Massachusetts Patient Foundation (MPF) will be holding a meeting tonight at 6:30 pm at Brassica Kitchen + Cafe (3710 Washington St.). MPF is proposing a dispensary at 54A Hyde Park Ave that would be roughly 1,500 sq.

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed for Hyde Park Avenue; Reps Appearing at Tuesday JPNC Meeting

A medical marijuana company wanting to open a dispensary on Hyde Park Avenue will appear at the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council on June 27. The Massachusetts Patient Foundation (MPF) spoke at the JPNC on May 23 to "introduce themselves," said Joseph Lekach, an adviser for Massachusetts Patient Foundation. He added personnel have already met with the 4Ws Neighborhood Association4, as well as the neighborhood watch. The company previously proposed to open a dispensary at 561 Centre St., in Jamaica Plain, but after speaking at a community meeting it was learned there was a daycare within 500 feet. Massachusetts medical marijuana laws state dispensaries must be at least 500 feet away from a daycare.

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Cherry-flavored pot-laced candy

Gummy Bear Pot Makes Appearance in JP

I was in the police station Wednesday picking up the cop log and happened into a man reporting that he'd found a marijuana-laced gummy bear. I lead a sheltered life and hadn't seen one before. They're packaged like a commercial candy and probably came from one of the jurisdictions where marijuana is legal or allowed for medical use. Of course Massachusetts will soon be one of those jurisdictions, but the pot dispensaries haven't opened yet. This particular candy was labeled "LGH" and had a cherry flavor.

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