Recreational pot a beacon for New Yorkers flocking to Massachusetts


New Yorkers drive to Massachusetts to buy cannabis.

Tax Watch columnist David McKay Wilson stopped in Northampton, Massachusetts to meet New Yorkers in line waiting to buy recreational marijuana. 

On a chilly Saturday afternoon in late December, a slew of New Yorkers joined a very long line outside the NETA cannabis dispensary in Northampton, Massachusetts.  

With Massachusetts the only state on the East Coast with legal recreational marijuana, and New Year’s Eve just two days away, the line grew as sundown approached, and a biting wind from more at