Policy Objectives

The CDA exists for the benefit of its members. Our core objectives align with the overall goal of influencing regulators & legislators about the need for a healthy and vibrant cannabis industry in Massachusetts.

We achieve this with a focus on the following objectives.


Leading voice of vertically integrated marijuana operators

Serving 24 distinct cannabis operators with a combined 32 dispensaries, the CDA is the leading voice for majority of state approved operators.


Lobby & influence regulators & legislators on relevant cannabis issues

Our Executive Director is in regular contact with commission officials helping to develop sound policies for governing cannabis industry on behalf of the CDA.


Highlight public awareness benefits to regulated cannabis marketplace

We leverage media opportunities, speaking engagement and events to broaden the message about the positive impacts of regulated cannabis in the state.


Foster collaborative relationships among marijuana operators

Our operators work together to organize around operational support needs in member dispensaries and prompt legislative action around key issues.

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