Panel set to vote on first recreational pot license

The state’s Cannabis Control Commission is set to vote tomorrow on the first license under the recreational pot law: a proposed Milfold marijuana cultivation facility.

“We are very excited and optimistic,” said Michael Dundas, president of Sira Naturals. “We’re very hopeful that it will be an affirmative vote for us.”

The five-member commission will decide whether to let the company start growing marijuana that will eventually be sold to recreational customers. Sira has applied for a license associated with its cultivation facility in Milford, where it already grows medical marijuana. The company has also applied for a manufacturer’s license, which is required for any company making marijuana products such as edibles.

“You can be sure we will increase production,” Dundas said.

Dundas said the cultivation facility would primarily be focused on building inventory in anticipation of beginning recreational sales in Cambridge and Somerville. Sira already operates medical facilities in those cities, but

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