Gov. candidates lukewarm on “cannabis primary”

Gov. candidates lukewarm on “cannabis primary”   Hoping to launch a new era of pot politics with candidates as comfortable and willing to drop by a dispensary on the campaign trail as they are a diner or coffee shop, two former State House regulars are inviting the candidates for governor to visit their Dracut marijuana […]

From politics to pot: Tree House Cannabis Co. opens in Dracut

From politics to pot: Tree House Cannabis Co. opens in Dracut   DRACUT — Almost two decades ago, Wes Ritchie and Ture Turnbull were working in the state Legislature.   Ritchie was the chief of staff for then-state Sen. Barbara L’Italien, D-Andover; Turnbull was the legislative director for state Rep. Denise Garlick, D-Needham. The two […]

MA Cannabis Gift Guide; Support women-owned businesses

  By Melissa Hanson |   Could cannabis be the new fruitcake of the holiday season? That’s what Ture Turnbull of Tree House Cannabis would like to see as the calendar approaches the most wonderful time of the year.   “I want these [cannabis] bundles to be the new fruitcake that people give to […]

NBC Boston The Ten “How Has Cannabis Business Grown”

  5 Years After Mass. Voted to Legalize Recreational Pot, How Has Business Grown?   Five years ago, Massachusetts voters decided to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes for people 21+. Voters made their voices heard loud and clear that day, but state lawmakers essentially rewrote that law, and it was a couple more years after […]

Second retail pot store pitched in Pepperell

New England Craft Cultivators hopes to support small weed businesses   The Lowell Sun – John Winkler   PEPPERELL — Another retail marijuana business is looking to establish a presence in town.   New England Craft Cultivators has pitched establishing a retail store at 112-114 Main St., home of the previously-vacant Paugus Plaza. The company […]

Another dispensary pitched to Dracut selectmen

Lowell Sun – Meg McIntyre   DRACUT — Another marijuana dispensary is looking to open a location in town.   Tuesday night, the Board of Selectmen heard a presentation from New England Craft Cultivators, a marijuana retailer hoping to open a store at 61 Silva Lane.   Founders Ture Turnbull and Wes Ritchie said the […]

Selectmen approve Dracut’s third pot shop; Tree House Craft Cannabis

The Lowell Sun | By MEG MCINTYRE DRACUT — A new retail marijuana shop is coming to Silva Lane, and with its approval, selectmen have issued three of the four licenses for marijuana establishments allowed under town bylaws.   Tuesday night, the Board of Selectmen approved a special permit and license for New England Craft Cultivators, […]

LGBTQ Business Owners Compete In Lucrative Cannabis Trade

APRIL 11, 2020 | By: Mike Givens/TRT Assistant Editor     “We’re leaning on our people in the LGBTQ+ community to help us … ”    In January, Ture Turnbull was looking for a cannabis-based topical ointment for his mother, who suffers from arthritis. While perusing different cannabis retailers, he noticed that there was a […]

Cannabis company earns provisional licenses

New England Craft Cultivators licensed to open retail store By JON WINKLER | | Nashoba Valley Voice   PEPPERELL — New England Craft Cultivators is one step closer to opening two retail marijuana businesses in two different towns.   In a press release issued on Thursday, the company announced it had received provisional licenses from the Cannabis Control […]