Nine entities so far have been granted the first-step agreements by the City Council to open retail pot shops — with locations ranging from East Taunton’s Liberty and Union Industrial Park to the westerly 400 block of Winthrop Street and points in between.
Expansion to increase production capacity of high-quality infused cannabis products for the adult-use market in Massachusetts
TILT Holdings Inc. ("TILT" or the “Company”) (CSE: TILT) (OTC: SVVTF), today announced that Commonwealth Alternative Care (CAC), the Company’s cultivation, processing and dispensing facility in Taunton, Mass., has made its initial annual Host Community Payment of $125,000 to the city of Taunton under its Host Community Agreement. CAC presented the check to Taunton Mayor Tom Hoye and other city representatives on February 15, 2019. TILT’s payments to the city of Taunton will increase as CAC expands its local operations.
Real Money Goes Behind the Scenes of the Budding Cannabis Industry
In just a few months, marijuana users may be able to buy their pot in Taunton. Commonwealth Alternative Care on Mozzone Boulevard is in the process of adding recreational marijuana to their current medical marijuana menu.
What is now 47,300 square feet of usable space will become 127,530 square feet. Of that total amount 8,000 square feet will be used as an “equipment pad” for HVAC machinery, generators and other essential gear.
The original plan called for an extra 5,000 square feet, but the city’s Planning Board ruled that it could only be used for additional parking, which is now part of the plan.
Key to the expansion in the existing building at 30 Mozzone Boulevard was the 48,000-square-foot vacancy left this year — after WeCare Organics of New York state, doing business as WeCare Environmental LLC, broke a 20-year trash-recycle contract with the city by suddenly shutting down its materials recovery facility, or MRF for short.