Traffic a concern ahead of recreational marijuana sales in Northampton


It’s a big day for the state of Massachusetts.

NETA in Northampton, is one of two recreational shops in the state will begin sales Tuesday.

NETA has been preparing for this day for quite some time and Tuesday morning the big concern for many is traffic.

If you are planning on coming to NETA Tuesday it’s important to note that parking at the shop has been reserved for the media and medical patients. 

NETA is located right off Exit 18 on I-91 North on Conz Street. 

The chief of police in Northampton said the city is anticipating a lot of cars in the area today and they’ve notified state police state police in case there are backups onto the highway.

An overnight  parking ban was also issued and no parking signs were displayed on Conz Street in front of NETA starting Monday night and going into the morning.

NETA will open its doors for recreational sales starting at 8 a.m.

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