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Quiet Logistics opens 355,000sf Devens expansion

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Devens a LEED-certified community

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The community of Devens has been named a LEED certified community, an environmentally friendly designation from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Registered medical marijuana dispensaries in Central Mass.

Ranked by no. of registered patients, and then employees

RankDispensaryRegistered patientsNo. of employees
1Mass. Wellspring LLC, Acton1,50029
2Good Chemistry, Worcesterundisclosed40
3CommCan, Southboroughundisclosed35

Source: Each dispensary via survey and their websites, Mass. Dept. of Public Health, Cannabis Control Commission


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