• In Massachusetts you can share or gift up to 1 ounce of cannabis, or 5 grams of cannabis concentrate, with adults ages 21 and over, without any form of compensation.
• Selling cannabis to others is illegal and a first-time offense (Under 50 lbs.) may be punishable by up to 2 years imprisonment / $5,00 fine. Subsequent offenses may be punishable by up to 2.5 years imprisonment/ $10,000 fine.
• Up to 1 ounce of cannabis flower or up to 5 grams of cannabis concentrate.
• Possessing more than the legal limit (1 oz.) outside your home may be penalized by up to 6 months imprisonment / $500 fine.
• Never drive under the influence.
• Keep your cannabis in a secure area of your vehicle, out of reach of the driver and passengers.
• Stay in Massachusetts - do not cross state lines with cannabis
• Always keep your cannabis locked and secure in your home away from children and pets! DO not store near other food items. To keep your cannabis fresh, store it in a dark, dry and cool place.
• In a private space where smoking and/or vaping are allowed.
• Not in or around RISE’s dispensaries.
• Sorry, smoking in public is prohibited by state and local laws.
Although different drugs have similar physical effects, the symptoms of addictions are similar. If you recognize the signs and symptoms of substance abuse, consider talking to someone about your drug use. Some examples of signs and symptoms of substance abuse are:
• Neglecting responsibilities at school, work, or home because of drug use.
• Using drugs under dangerous conditions or taking risks while high.
• Built up a drug tolerance.
• Take drugs to avoid or relive withdrawal symptoms. Symptoms may include nausea, sweating, shakiness and extreme anxiety.
• Causing problems in relationships.
• Abandoning enjoyed activities
• Continue using drugs, despite knowing it’s hurting you.
• Losing control over drug use, may want to stop using, but feel powerless.
Do not mix alcohol and cannabis.
Never drive or operate machinery under the influence of cannabis.
Anxiety and paranoia may accompany accidental over-ingestion. In this event, it is best to stay calm and to remain in a comfortable, safe place. With time, these unwanted effects will pass.
There may be additional health risks associated with consumption of cannabis for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant. Please consult your doctor.