Massachusetts cannabis company to open retail dispensary in Brattleboro – Yahoo News

Sep. 30—BRATTLEBORO — A cannabis company with eight dispensaries across Massachusetts and Maine plans to open a Brattleboro location later this fall to expand into Vermont after regulators greenlit retail sales in that state starting Saturday.

Theory Wellness, a Stoneham, Mass.-based seller of craft cannabis and cannabis-infused products, is carrying out construction on a retail space at 768 Putney Road. No opening date is set, but this comes after the state Cannabis Control Board legalized sales of adult-use cannabis, also called marijuana, starting Oct. 1. Vermont towns can opt in to allowing retail marijuana sales, and Brattleboro did so in April.

The Brattleboro location of Theory Wellness is expected to bring 10 to 15 new jobs to the area, according to Chief Marketing Officer Thomas Winstanley, ranging from security to inventory manager to cannabis consultant.

The dispensary will also be the company’s first retail-only location as opposed to others that follow a model where the company creates and sells its products at the same location.

“In Massachusetts and Maine we are vertically integrated …, so we produce everything from flower pre-rolls, edibles, concentrates and even beverages,” Winstanley said. “Within each of those markets we have control over our supply chain and are able to

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