• We Know Marijuana Law

    The Law Offices of Marvin Cable is here to help clients navigate all aspects of Massachusetts’ marijuana, cannabis, and hemp laws.

  • Diverse Clients

    Our clients include, but are not limited to, cultivators, dispensaries, medical marijuana patients, product manufacturers, criminal defendants, people just seeking personal legal advice, more. We represent a diverse set clients dealing with marijuana laws.

  • We are currently accepting clients on a case by case basis.

    Contact Us!

    If you are seeking a lawyer for legal advice about the marijuana law in Massachusetts, give us a call! (413) 268 – 6500.

Areas of Practice

Marijuana Establishment Licenses

Marijuana Cultivation Licenses

Marijuana Testing Facility Licenses

Marijuana Product Manufacturer Licenses

Marijuana Retailer Licenses


Licenses for Marijuana-Related Businesses

Marijuana Cultivation for Personal Use

Marijuana Possession for Personal Use

Marijuana Consumption for Personal Use

Marijuana and Housing

Marijuana and Employment

Marijuana and Probate Cases

Civil Rights


Massachusetts Marijuana Legalized

On November 8, 2016, voters in Massachusetts, by 53.57%, voted yes to question 4, the Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Initiative.

The initiative provides a framework of how marijuana may be consumed and used in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Starting December 15, 2016, residents of Massachusetts may grow marijuana. Residents will be allowed six plants per person. And, 12 plants max per household.

On the street, people are allowed up to 1 ounce of marijuana on the person. But, are allowed up to 10 ounces of marijuana inside their home. Inside the house, you may only have 1 ounce of marijuana that is not locked. In other words, if you were to have 10 ounces of marijuana in the house, nine of the ounces must be locked up, and only one ounce may be allowed to be out in the open.

People may consume marijuana in or on private property as long as that private property is not unknown tobacco smoking place. In other words you may consume anywhere you are allowed to consume tobacco, as long as the consumption is also on private property. For those found in violation of smoking in public there will be a fine and forfeiture of your marijuana.

There are also limits to transportation of marijuana.  Most importantly, there can be no interstate travel with marijuana.  in other words, people may not purchase marijuana in Colorado and bring it into Massachusetts,  and vice versa.  During automobile transport, all marijuana must be stored out of the passenger compartment,  and preferably in a closed, locked position.

The limits of transportation, however, change, if acting as an agent of a licensed Marijuana Entity.

The Law Offices of Marvin Cable has been at the forefront of the law since inception. Marvin Cable is on the legal committee for National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).

Blog Posts

Victory Speech for Legalization of Marijuana in Massachusetts - November 8, 2016

Jim Borghesani, Communications Director for the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol (Yes on 4), delivers the victory speech on […]

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Dick Evans' Speech for Legalization of Marijuana in Massachusetts - November 8, 2016

Dick Evans, Chairman of the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol (Yes on 4), delivers speech on behalf of the […]

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Attorney General Nominee Could Threaten Marijuana Legalization

During lunch the other day, my friend said that he doesn’t think there is much need for his marijuana advocacy anymore. He, a […]

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Law School Course Syllabus

TITLE: Marijuana Law & Policy. CREDITS: 2 credits. CLASSROOM HOURS & FORMAT: 28 classroom hours, in seminar format. DESCRIPTION: Marijuana […]

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FedExing Marijuana

FedEx workers are allowed to hold suspicious packages, esspecially those that reak of marijuana and weigh many pounds. The following statement […]

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