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Marijuana License Finalists

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Marijuana License Finalists

(Pioneer Valley, MA) – Three local groups are among the 100 finalists for the 35 state medical marijuana licenses up for grabs early next year. Whately farmer James Paciesnik, Greenfield store owner Mike Ruggeri, and Josh and Marina Goldman of Montague have all made the last cut. The licenses will be awarded January 31st.

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