Brookline residents continue to have mixed reactions about the town’s first adult-use marijuana storefront, which received a final license from the state Cannabis Control Commission on March 7. There are three additional licenses that can be distributed in Brookline.
Amanda Rositano, director of Operational Compliance for New England Treatment Access (NETA), which is planning to open in March, said they have kept the community involved in the process.
“We engaged the community heavily for our medical opening and while there was some pushback from residents at the time, we feel that we have since proven we are a responsible operator and neighbor,” Rositano said. “As such, the process for adult-use licensing garnered much less concern.”
Residents have voiced concerns about traffic congestion and parking issues.
NETA had special permit and Select Board licensing as…