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Bay State Repeal Warns Against Excessive Taxation

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 on the sale of pot. Bay State Repeal on Wednesday […]

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

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 with the Springfield Republican, Governor-elect Charlie Baker (R) said he […]

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BAY STATE REPEAL: November 4 voters in 6 MA districts will weigh in on the repeal of marijuana prohibition

November 4 voters in six districts will weigh in on the repeal of marijuana prohibition Reading, MA – Bay State Repeal, a ballot-initiative committee dedicated to passing the least restrictive law possible to replace marijuana prohibition in Massachusetts in 2016, notes the Elections Division of the Office of the Secretary of State recently announced the […]

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BLUNT TRUTH: ‘THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH HAS BLOOD ON ITS HANDS TODAY’

BLUNT TRUTH: ‘THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH HAS BLOOD ON ITS HANDS TODAY’

BLUNT TRUTH: ‘THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH HAS BLOOD ON ITS HANDS TODAY’ Posted on October 14, 2014 by CHRIS FARAONE Images by Chris Faraone    ADVERTISEMENT If you’re waiting for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to save you from Ebola, don’t hold your sweat. It’s hard to imagine them springing into action on […]

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METRO: “High times at Boston Freedom Rally despite park smoking ban”

METRO: “High times at Boston Freedom Rally despite park smoking ban”

Spirits were high over the weekend at Boston Common, where thousands attended the 25th Annual Boston Freedom Rally, which calls for the legalization of marijuana. In December, the city’s Parks and Recreation Commission voted to ban the smoking of tobacco, marijuana and vaporized substances in its more than 250 parks, squares, cemeteries and beaches – […]

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BLUNT TRUTH: FREEDOM RALLY SMOKE AND VAPE FINES (AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOATHE THEM)

BLUNT TRUTH: FREEDOM RALLY SMOKE AND VAPE FINES (AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOATHE THEM)

BLUNT TRUTH: FREEDOM RALLY SMOKE AND VAPE FINES (AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOATHE THEM) Image by Tak Toyoshima With the 25th Annual Boston Freedom Rally scheduled for this Saturday and Sunday (Sept 13 and 14) on Boston Common, we figured now is a kind time to consult with a couple of rally veterans about the […]

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MASSCANN 2014 BATTLE FOR THE RALLY PRELIMINARY SHOW #2

MASSCANN MUSIC 2014 BATTLE FOR THE RALLY PROMO:

MassCann Music PRESENTS THE 2014 MASSCANN BATTLE FOR THE RALLY ROUND 2 Saturday July 26th at Presidents Rock Club!!! https://www.facebook.com/events/241629576033347 LINEUP JUST ANNOUNCED!! 4 Bands Will Compete in the 2nd round: Whyte Trash Allstars Agree to Disagree Articles of Audio Black Shores PLUS Special guest band Woodland Creatures!!!! COME OUT AND SUPPORT LOCAL ARTISTS & […]

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Hemp Cook Off Fundraiser!

Hemp Cook Off Fundraiser!

June 1 – Hemp Cook Off  Can’t wait to see you all at the first MassCann/NORML Hemp Cook Off Competition! Sponsored by: Northeastern Institute of Cannabis (northeasterninstituteofcannabis.com) The Hempest at Harvard Square (store.hempest.com) Try our sponsor www.HippieButter.com for your ingredients! Big thanks to John Dvorak and the Hemp Curriculum for a great Hemp donation! This is an official Hemp […]

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Marijuana Tax and Regulate Questions Aim at Massachusetts Ballot

Marijuana Tax and Regulate Questions Aim at Massachusetts Ballot

A drive to put non-binding public policy questions on the ballot in select Massachusetts electoral districts this November has cleared its first hurdle. Late last month, the Drug Policy Forum of Massachusetts announced that it had handed the requisite signatures to qualify in the 2nd Berkshire State Representative District.  Voters there will be asked: “Shall the representative […]

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Petitioning 4 Legalization in Cambridge & Somerville

Petitioning 4 Legalization in Cambridge & Somerville

The Drug Policy Forum of Massachusetts, in partnership with MASS CANN/NORML is seeking volunteers to help qualify Public Policy Questions (PPQs) for this year’s election.  Public Policy Questions (PPQs) are non binding initiatives that allow voters to tell their elected officials how they feel about certain issues.  The PPQ’s that we are seeking to qualify […]

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