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Petitioning for Legalization in Somerville & Cambridge

Petitioning for Legalization in Somerville & Cambridge

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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MA State Rep Lyons on Legalization Bill

MA State Rep Lyons on Legalization Bill

Steve Epstein’s Letter to Mr. Lyons: Dear Representative Lyons, Do you want to save the state, cities and towns millions of dollars each year in lost opportunity costs of apprehending persons who commit crimes against persons and property, while also opening beds in our overcrowded prisons and houses of correction for those who commit crimes against persons […]

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MA Rep. Tim Toomey on medical marijuana bill‏

l your MA State Rep & Senator. For a model letter on the legalization bill click here. For a model letter click on the medical bills click here. To read more about pending legislation in MA click here.                                               Michael, My position on medical marijuana remains the same. Rep. Smizik has filed similar medical marijuana […]

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BOSTON HERALD’S NOVEMBER 2010 REEFER FEVER

We post this to provide our site visitors with things they can HEMP by being vocal! Letter: Pot law futile, Wednesday, November 24 Letter: Carnage predictable, Tuesday, November 23 Tokers blow smoke at pot fines, Monday, November 22 Letter: Prohibition Kills, Monday, November 22 Letter: Marijuana scapegoated, November 19 Letter: Wrong Antidote, Thursday, November 18 […]

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WHY LETTER TO THE EDITOR WRITING IS IMPORTANT!!

Your letters in response to newspaper articles and opinions are an important part of educating voters. So too, is posting comments to articles and opinions on line. Good advice about letter writing and getting published can be found here: http://mapinc.org/resource/. In addition to facts you will find in the pages of MassCann.org other facts you may find of […]

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Public Policy Questions Win In All Eighteen Districts

(Click here for information on where candidates may stand (updated 10/26). Please use these results to write your state representaive and senator and demand he/she support reform! Legalization Question I: Shall the state representative/senator from this district be instructed to vote in favor of legislation that would allow the state to regulate the taxation, cultivation, […]

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SPECIAL PPQ PETITIONING OPPORTUNITIES

There will be town elections in the following communities during the time we can gather signatures, check back regularly as we update this list!   May 3, 2010Adams May 3, 2010 Hawley May 3, 2010 Merrimac May 4, 2010 Provincetown May 8, 2010 Littleton May 4, 2010 Bellingham May 4, 2010 Brookline May 4, 2010 Rockport May 10, 2010 Essex […]

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Representatives Sánchez and Malia on Medical Marijuana Legislation

Representatives Sánchez and Malia on Medical Marijuana Legislation

Georgetown, MA – On Tuesday, March 2, medical marijuana supporters presented Representative Jeffrey Sánchez (D- Fifteenth Suffolk) with over 1,000 postcards from voters in his district asking him to support H. 2160, “An Act to regulate the medical use of marijuana by patients approved by physicians and certified by the department of public health.  This bill awaits […]

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MassCann/NORML collects 1000+ postcards for medical marijuana to present to MA Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez

MassCann/NORML collects 1000+ postcards for medical marijuana to present to MA Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez

On January 19, 2010, Senate election day, a group of volunteers with MassCann/NORML collected more than 1000 postcard signatures to present to Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez, Chair of the Joint Comm. On Public Health, to bring H 2160, “An Act to regulate the medical use of marijuana by patients approved by physicians and certified by the department of […]

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