We’re in the house stretch now as we head to the period of cannabis cafes in Massachusetts. Not will pot-smoking Bay Staters should muse about their journeys to Amsterdam, they can pop into a cafe to get excessive in Amherst or Allston.
The Cannabis Control Commission voted three-2 on Thursday to greenlight a check program. They’ll need some legislation from Beacon Hill to go all-ahead full, but it’s inevitable: The cafes are coming.
We must make certain that staff of such institutions are educated properly to detect patrons who’re too excessive to drive. We must additionally anticipate the sudden and be prepared to turn on a dime via regulatory and legislative means to place a stop to inappropriate exercise if the state of affairs requires it.