Weed Taxes Roll Into Massachusetts

Massachusetts cities and towns with marijuana businesses are getting revenue from a 3% tax on retail pot sales.

The top cannabis tax earner in western Massachusetts from February to April is Northampton, pulling in more than $530,000. Great Barrington was next in line with nearly $226,000. Easthampton received just over $163,000, and Pittsfield got more than $85,000.

Northampton mayor David Narkewicz said he has "been trying to dampen expectations" about the amount of tax revenue that will come in long term.


Read the full article by Nancy Eve Cohen from New England Public Radio here.

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