Section 1. (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 6 of Chapter 64H or any other general or special law to the contrary, the Town of Franklin (hereinafter: "Town") is hereby authorized to impose a local sales tax upon (a) the retail sale of medical marijuana sold by a medical marijuana treatment center licensed by the Commonwealth pursuant to Chapter 369 of the Acts of 2012 originating within Town, (b) the wholesale sale of medical marijuana by a treatment center located in Town to another treatment center located in another municipality, (c) the wholesale sale of medical marijuana cultivated in Town to a licensed medical marijuana treatment center located in another municipality, and (d) the wholesale value of medical marijuana cultivated in Town and sold by a licensed medical marijuana treatment center located in another municipality.
Section 2. The sales tax imposed under this Act shall be at a rate of 5 percent of the gross receipts from the retail or wholesale sale of medical marijuana.
Section 3. The sales tax imposed under this section shall be paid to the Treasurer of Town on a quarterly basis.
Section 4. This act shall take effect upon passage.
This Resolution shall become effective according to the rules and regulations of the Town of Franklin Home Rule Charter.
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