Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Handbook
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2022 Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Handbook
Massachusetts has 5 bordering states consisting of Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Connecticut and is subject to a sales tax of 9.35%. There is no excise tax charged on recreational marijuana.
Recreational marijuana is legal in New York and is subject to a sales tax of 13.00%. There is no excise tax charged on recreational marijuana.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Vermont and is subject to a sales tax of 6.00%. There is also a 14% excise tax on all sales of recreational marijuana in Vermont.
Recreational Marijuana is illegal in New Hampshire, Rhode Island, so there is no tax on recreational marijuana in those states.
About Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana
Is recreational marijuana legal in Massachusetts?
Yes, recreational marijuana is legal in Massachusetts
When and how did Massachusetts legalize marijuana recreationally?
Massachusetts legalized recreational marijuana in 2016. This law was passed using Question 4 and passed with a vote of 53.66%. The official name for this law is Regulation of the Use and Distribution of Marijuana Not Medically Prescribed (statute) Mass Gen. Laws Ch. 94G - Adult Use of Marijuana (administrative rules) 935 Code of Mass. Regs. 500.000 et seq
Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana possession limits
- 1 oz on person
- 10 oz at home
- 5 g concentrates
- 6 plants per person
- 12 plants per household
What are the restrictions on growing at home?
- plants cannot be visible to the public without the use of binoculars, aircraft, or other aids;
- the plants must be grown in an area is locked or secured