Cannabis overtakes cranberries as top crop in Massachusetts

By Juli Mcdonald, CBS News on November 4, 2022

For the third consecutive year, Governor Charlie Baker had declared October “Cranberry Month” as a way to celebrate and support the commonwealth’s growers. But it’s November now; and according to newly released research there’s a new top crop to talk about.

According to the state’s Agricultural Overview, the fruit brought in $66 million last year. But that’s just a berry in the bog – compared to marijuana. The Leafly Harvest Report puts Massachusetts’ adult-use cannabis crop valued around $362 million.

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