MassCann endorses Campaign to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol!

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Annual Member Meeting & Elections 2016

Ask not what cannabis reform can do for you, but what you can do for cannabis reform! 2016 is finally upon us! It is time to work together and repeal the prohibition of cannabis! This is an extremely important election year for Massachusetts, for MassCann,…

MassCann & MA Patients turned out for Patriot Care Protest

We are so proud of our patients and our community for coming out in rough New England weather to stand up against prohibition profiteers and bad cannabis industry politics! Thank you to everyone who came & demonstrated today! We definitely sent a strong message to…

Protest Patriot Care 2/16 10:30am!

Protest Patriot Care 2/16 10:30am! Join our event page Direct Action: In response to the emerging rumors and news stories regarding Patriot Care’s registered lobbyist Dan Delaney, and his announcement of a 2016 anti-legalization campaign, we at MassCann have great concerns regarding this relationship between…

Bill Downing Faces Scrutiny by Police

“This Longtime Boston Cannabis Activist Faces Scrutiny By Police” < (Read full article here)  January 27, 2016 By Mike Crawford More than three years after a successful statewide vote in Massachusetts to allow patients to have medical marijuana, federal and local law enforcement agencies are…

Cannabis legalization arguments for CRMLA Initiative

MASS CANN/NORML SHOULD ENDORSE CRMLA!  By Will Luzier and Jim Borghesani, CRMLA Campaign Managers   Russ Belville, widely respected commentator on marijuana policy, recently said this about the initiative filed by the Committee to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Massachusetts: “With its low taxes, expansive…

MassCann Members Vote to Endorse Bay State Repeal

  We’ll know for certain on September 2nd if any of our initiative petitions repealing marijuana prohibition for persons 21+ will proceed to signature gathering. On August 22, the members of the Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition endorsed our efforts. You can read about it here.…

Mayor of Boston Continues to Battle Patients and Dispensaries for Safe Access

In the Age of Information, now is probably the worst time to be misinformed especially in the public eye. The internet gives us the ability to communicate globally sharing knowledge that makes it inexcusable to spread false data. Personal testimonies have a larger impact when…

North Shore Cancer WALK Registration is now open!

North Shore Cancer WALK Registration is now open!   Join Team AntiEmetics on June 28th for the North Shore Cancer Walk The North Shore Cancer WALK is held rain or shine at Salem Willows Park, Salem. Welcome and warm up begin at 8:00 a.m. and…

Bay State Repeal Files First Draft of Initiative Petition

Bay State Repeal files first draft of an initiative petition legalizing marijuana sales to adults while restricting access to minors   Reading, MA – On Friday Bay State Repeal (BSR), the ballot-initiative committee aiming to draft the least restrictive citizen initiative to repeal marijuana prohibition in Massachusetts,…

Poll: How much tax would you pay for legal weed?

https://polldaddy.com/poll/8789948/ If marijuana were legal but taxed, how high a tax would you pay before turning to the black market?…

Schedule 1 Ruling in Federal Court Delayed

US Attorney Greg Broderick and defense attorney Zenia Gilg argue in front of Judge Kimberly Mueller. Drawing by Ron Mullins of Sacramento NORML. by Jeremy Daw Judge Kimberly Mueller, the federal magistrate who made history by granting defense requests for a five-day hearing on the…

Bay State Repeal Warns Against Excessive Taxation

Bay State Repeal and MassCann’s Andy Gaus co-authored an article that was picked up by AP and Boston Herald. http://www.bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2015/03/pro_pot_legalization_group_warns_against_excessive_taxation BOSTON — A group pushing for a 2016 ballot question on legalizing the recreational use of marijuana is warning against imposing excessive taxation or fees…

MassCANN/NORML at The 1st New England Cannabis Convention in Boston

A Look Into The 1st New England Cannabis Convention By FoyeTwenty of MassCann/NORML   “I didn’t know what to expect,” seemed to be the reoccurring sentiments at this past weekends first-ever New England Cannabis Convention (NECC). At first glance it appeared to be like any…

BILL DOWNING IN LOCAL NEWS: Defiant Medical Marijuana Activist Opens Cannabis Shop In Allston

CBS NEWS Reports on our very own Bill Downing regarding new shop CBD Please: “I’m doing it for the patients…”   BOSTON (CBS) – Bill Downing isn’t sure if the medical cannabis products he sells at his Allston store are legal. He also said he…

The Daily Chronic – “Incoming Massachusetts Governor Against Marijuana Legalization; Supports Ballot Initiatives”

Incoming Massachusetts Governor Against Marijuana Legalization; Supports Ballot Initiatives Scott Gacek of The Daily Chronic reports: “If Massachusetts is going to legalize marijuana within the next four years, it appears that it will have to be done via the ballot initiative process. In an interview…

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