On March 20, 2017, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce submitted testimony to the Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy concerning provisions included in Chapter 334 of the Acts of 2016, The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act. In order to ensure that the Commonwealth has the resources necessary to implement and regulate this complex industry, the Chamber asked the Committee to consider the following issues as it crafts legislative amendments to the law:
- Increase the marijuana tax rate
- Increase local control
- Provide more clarity for employers
View the Chamber's full testimony here.