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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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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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Western Mass. Legislators File Marijuana Reform Bills

In the November election, voters in a number of Massachusetts districts sent a message that they’re ready to see dramatic changes in the commonwealth’s marijuana laws. In nine legislative districts around the state (including the 1st Franklin and 3rd Hampshire districts), a majority of voters approved public policy questions calling for marijuana to be taxed […]

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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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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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Activist Opportunity – January 19

On January 19, 2010, we have what is probably our last opportunity of the 2009-2010 legislative session to impress Rep. 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 public health” […]

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