Shown above (back, L-R): Jeremy Elpus (Soter Staff Intern), State Rep. Daniel Donahue (House Chairman of the Joint Committee on Cannabis Policy), State Rep. Michael Soter (House Member, Joint Committee on Cannabis Policy) Douglas Botelho (Staff Director); Eric Eisner (Chief of Staff) Jackson Shiebler (Soter Staff Intern); (front, L-R):
Victor Patel (Owner of DDM Cannabis), Diana Nicholas (Manager, DDM Cannabis), Andrew Pistone (Manager, DDM Cannabis) and Chris Ryan (local attorney).
In mid-July, state representative Mike Soter visited DDM Cannabis in the Bellingham Stop & Shop Plaza. Mike is a new member of the Joint Committee on Cannabis Policy. He brought other committee members to the dispensary and met with the owner of DDM Cannabis along with management. They discussed cannabis policy in Massachusetts and reviewed both which regulations work and which need to be changed.