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Jack Hudson (left), CEO of Ermont, presents a check for $50,000 from Ermont to Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch (right).  The community host agreement funds will be used for substance abuse education and a full time substance abuse coordinator.

Jack Hudson (left), CEO of Ermont, presents a check for $50,000 from Ermont to Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch (right).  The community host agreement funds will be used for substance abuse education and a full time substance abuse coordinator.

Boston Magazine
April 3, 2017

Cannabis Cold Brew Is Coming to Quincy. Ermont, a Quincy-based medical marijuana operation, is adding a new product to its dispensary shelves this week: bottled cold brew coffee infused with 25 milligrams of THC, the cannabinoid, or chemical, that gives marijuana its psychoactive properties.

“For a long time I’ve been an avid cold brew coffee drinker myself,” says Seth Yaffe, Ermont’s operations manager. "I always really thought that it’d be a great way for patients to wake up in the morning and be able to take their medication by doing something that they normally would, like drinking a cup of coffee." Read more

New York Times
April 1, 2017

A Real Estate Boom, Powered by Pot. On a chilly Wednesday in Quincy, the line was out the door, stretching into the parking lot of the industrial park. After being open for just two hours, Ermont had already sold $10,000 worth of products. Patients were lining up to buy pungent buds, as well as cannabis-infused olive oil, peanut butter and honey. Soon the dispensary will offer a deodorant that can get you high.

Today Ermont uses just about half of its retrofitted warehouse. But demand is so strong, the company expects it will soon take over the rest of the space to grow and process more plants. Read more

What it looks like behind the scenes at medical marijuana dispensary Ermont. When Jack Hudson moved back to Massachusetts, he knew there was an opportunity to bring medical marijuana to the forefront and help more people. Four years and $6.5 million later, Ermont is serving 200 patients a day. Read more

Boston Business Journal
March 9, 2017

Dispensary cooks up creative, tasty noshes for medical marijuana patients. Any college student can bake pot brownies. A few A-plus local food pros, however, have set their goals much higher. Because of them, some of the most creative cooking in the Boston area isn’t happening at a restaurant... Read more

Boston Herald 
March 8, 2017

Quincy Patch
March 6, 2017

Local Dispensary Launches Support Effort Dating and Domestic Violence Victims. The Ermont Cares Initiative features medical marijuana given to to local organizations. "We are proud to launch our Ermont Cares initiative with DOVE," said Scottie Gordon, Chief Operating Officer of Ermont, Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors of DOVE. "Being able to provide our patients with the medicine they need, while at the same time giving back to an organization that is so vital to our host city and surrounding communities, further helps us fulfill our mission to provide advocacy and relief for our community." Read more

Quincy dispensary gets high marks on app for marijuana users. One user praised the edible products, particularly the coffee-pistachio fudge. Another had kind words for the "bud tenders," calling them "friendly and knowledgeable." A third simply said, "It got me high as a kite." As the comments illustrate, there really is an app for everything, even medical marijuana dispensaries. Read more

Patriot Ledger
Feb 7, 2017

Marijuana mac and cheese, hot sauce and queso dip? Ermont promotes Super Bowl 2017 tie-in. The Super Bowl weekend offers companies a chance to hitch their brands to the NFL bandwagon. The nascent medical marijuana sector in Massachusetts is getting into the game, and they're not limiting themselves to pot brownies. Read more

February 3, 2017

Government Technology January/February 2017

Yelp-Like Marijuana Dispensary App Makes Way to Massachusetts. The app, called weedmaps, is one of several being marketed that provides locations of medical marijuana dispensaries, along with customer reviews...... Read more

Patriot Ledger
December 4, 2016

Quincy medical marijuana dispensary open for business. The sounds of the Jimi Hendrix Experience poured out of a radio and filled the room. Inside a glass display case was paraphernalia, including two "Star Wars"-themed devices. And on a digital menu were the prices for chocolate bars, fruit chews and products with names like Black Widow and Critical Mass. Read more