WAYLAND, MA — With a few caveats, the Wayland Planning Board this week approved plans for a medical cannabis treatment center to open along Route 20 near the Sudbury border.
At a meeting Tuesday, the planning board made small changes to Earth Well Farms site plan, but unanimously approved the plans pending two actions: the signing of a host-community agreement between the business and Wayland, and Earth Well Farms getting a provisional license from the Cannabis Control Commission.
Earth Well Farms applied to open the 526 Boston Post Road facility more than a year ago. Unlike retail cannabis stores, the Wayland treatment center would only be open to people who have a doctor’s permission to use marijuana. Wayland has banned retail cannabis stories.
About half of the facility would be set aside for cultivating cannabis, and the dispensary would be about 2,000 square-feet, according to plans. The dispensary would also offer cannabis delivery services to medical patients in Wayland.
The Wayland Select Board signed off on the host-community agreement — a contract between a municipality and a marijuana business that governs operating hours, security and impact fees, among other items — at a meeting on June 27. Acting