City Council Committee on Government Operations Hearing on Docket #1425
Message and order authorizing the acceptance of the provision of Section 3 of Chapter 64N of the General Laws, which allows a municipality that accepts that section to impose a local sales tax of up to 3 percent upon the sale or transfer of marijuana or marijuana products by a recreational marijuana retailer. The Order also sets the rate of the local sales tax on marijuana at the maximum-allowed 3 percent rate.
This matter was sponsored by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, and referred to the Committee on November 15, 2017.
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