Marijuana Regulation

Thank you for your interest in marijuana establishments and/or Registered Marijuana Dispensaries (RMD) in the City of Framingham. This webpage has been developed to provide information and to serve as a guide for the better understanding of the regulation, permitting, and agreement process within the City for marijuana establishments and Registered Marijuana Dispensary (RMD).


Marijuana Advisory Team (MAT) Application 


The Marijuana Advisory Team (MAT) serves as the reviewing authority of all HCA applications from marijuana establishments and RMDs. The MAT Application must be filed electronically prior to the scheduling of a meeting. Any questions regarding the application and its process should be sent via email to the Executive Assistant to the Mayor.

Letter from the Chief Operating Officer (COO) to all potential applicants

The MAT Application is now accepting online applications. Please click here to access the MAT Application.

Process

For marijuana establishments and/or RMDs looking for a Host Community Agreement (HCA) with the City, below is a summary of the process that should be followed. Please click on the image below to enlarge.  


Marijuana Host Community Agreement Process

Marijuana Community Host Agreement process, image of a 7 step flow chart that describes the necessar

Frequently Asked Questions (November 14, 2018)

Frequently Asked Questions is intended to provide basic information on the City of Framingham’s requirements for obtaining a Host Community Agreement (HCA), questions about  marijuana establishment or medical marijuana treatment center/ Registered Marijuana Dispensaries (RMD), and other important information. To access the FAQ please click here.