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Easthampton woman plans ‘cannabis cafe’ as Massachusetts marijuana rules take shape

A recent business school graduate who hopes to open a “cannabis cafe” says she plans to operate in full compliance with state and local laws — even though regulations around the recreational use of marijuana are still a work in progress.

“There will be uncertainties,” said Karima Rizk. “But I’m moving forward. It’s called ‘early adopters syndrome,’ and I’m fine with that.”

Rizk, who earlier this year earned a master’s degree from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, plans a gathering spot called “Cafe Vert” where adults may consume marijuana products while relaxing in a coffee shop.

If she succeeds, she would be among the first wave of such entrepreneurs in Massachusetts and the U.S.

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