Medical marijuana sales growing north of Boston

With two dispensaries in business, a third set to open, and nine others in advanced stages of state approval, the medical marijuana industry is poised to blossom north of Boston.

“Things are looking great,” said Nichole Snow, executive director of the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance, who credits Governor Charlie Baker for the streamlined process that cleared the path for many news dispensaries to open.

“Every day we find new applications in the pipeline,” said Snow, adding that there are now dispensaries with provisional certification “from Pittsfield to Provincetown.” Several other dispensaries are poised to open in the coming months, according to Michael Latulippe, the alliance’s development director and like Snow, a Salem resident. 

Read the full story by John Laidler at bostonglobe.com