Terms and Conditions
To use the Cannabis Control Commission’s (the Commission) Medical Use of Marijuana Online System, (the Online System), you are required to register. By registering with the Online System, you will be able to submit information and documents to the Commission and receive notifications regarding the status of your registration. As a condition of using the Online System, you must agree to the following terms:
- Users registered with the Commission through the Online System must comply with all federal, state, and municipal laws, policies and procedures applicable to the use of the Online System. Because the Online System may not provide comprehensive information, you are responsible for being current and compliant with the applicable laws and legal requirements, including those identified on the Commission’s website https://mass-cannabis-control.com.
- The Online System is the property of the Commission. Access is limited to authorized users. Unauthorized use of the Online System is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized users may be subject to criminal, civil or administrative penalties.
- The Commission, in its operation of the Online System, adheres to the Mass.gov, which are available at https://www.mass.gov/privacypolicy. Please read and understand the Site Policies before continuing. The Site Polices may, from time to time, be amended. In addition, the Commission may supplement these policies. As a condition of using Online System, you are responsible for reviewing the Commonwealth’s Site Policies and the Commission’s website on a regular basis.
- An electronic email address must be provided, and information will be sent to that address, during the account registration process. To receive legal and other notices regarding the use Online System, your e-mail address must be kept current.
- The Commission makes every effort to ensure the completeness and accuracy of the content available on its website and through the Online System. However, it cannot and does not guarantee the completeness and accuracy of such content.
- Registered users must provide true, accurate, and complete information to the Commission through the Online System. If you discover that you have made representations that are deceptive, misleading, false or fraudulent, or that tends to deceive or create a misleading impression, whether directly, or by omission or ambiguity, you must provide the Commission with prompt written notice and corrected information. Failure to do so may result in criminal, civil, or administrative penalties.
- The Commission and its designees may, without providing notice, monitor, record, and audit any activity on the Online System, and may search, retrieve, and analyze any information, including documents, stored within. For example, the Online System collects and stores your Internet Protocol (IP) address and associates this address with your username and activity on Online System. This includes information about the date and time of your visit, the request method and status, whether a file you have requested exists, and how many bytes of information were transmitted to you over the Web from the Online System. By using the Online System, you consent to such authorized use.
- The Commission may disclose online activity or information, including documents, to third-parties if such disclosure is authorized or required by statute, regulation, policy, or procedure. The Commission will not disclose your online activity or information for commercial purposes. By using the Online System, you consent to such authorized disclosure.
- The Commission may disclose records made or received by it through the Online System, including electronic records, in response to a request made under the Massachusetts Public Records Law (PRL), found at M.G.L. c. 66, § 10. Unless the requested record is exempt under the PRL, or specifically or by necessary implication exempted from disclosure by statute, the record must be made available to the public. For additional information about the PRL, including a list of exemptions, please refer to the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Public Records Division publication, A Guide to the Massachusetts Public Records Law (PDF), which may be found at https://www.sec.state.ma.us/pre/prepdf/guide.pdf. To the extent that a user maintains that submitted information or documents are exempted under the PRL, the user shall send written notice to the Commission identifying the specific submission and legal basis for the asserted exemption.
- Registered users should not have an expectation that the information or documents submitted through the Online System will remain confidential. To the extent that a user asserts a privacy interest, the user shall send written notice to the Commission identifying the specific submission and the legal basis for the asserted privacy interest.
By checking the box below, you:
- Acknowledge that as a condition of use of the Medical Use of Marijuana Online System, you have read, understand, and agree to the above terms, and to the Commonwealth’s Site Policies;
- Acknowledge that the Commission may, from time to time, amend the terms, and that as a condition of use, you are responsible for reviewing the terms on a regular basis;
- Acknowledge that if any term is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, that determination will not affect the remaining terms, and that the surviving terms shall be deemed amended to the minimum extent necessary to make them valid and enforceable;