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FireDogLake Speculates on Future Fed Moves

An amazing youtube has been posted on the blog Firedoglake, December 8, topping a post speculating about President Obama’s possible response to two states’ legalizing cannabis. While everyone wonders whether or not the President will send in the shock troops, the real speculation upon watching the youtube is why such a lightweight is head of […]

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Ask a politician their position on ending the prohibition on cultivation and commerce in cannabis

Ask a politician their position on ending the prohibition on cultivation and commerce in cannabis

“Everybody knows what politicians want when it comes to marijuana: to change the subject.” Richard M. Evans, Attorney, Northampton, Mass. In This Prohibition Saga, Obama Plays Herbert Hoover MetroWest Daily News, December 4, 2011. In 2012 resolve to not let them change the subject! Whether face to face, by telephone, by e-mail, mail, asking as […]

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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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Legalization and Medical Bills filed in Massachusetts

The Initiative Petition for An Act for the Humanitarian Medical Use of Marijuana is bill number H. 3885.   It has been referred to the Mr.  Sánchez’  Committee on Public Health   Mr.  Sánchez’ Committee BE VOCAL. WRITE your state Senator and Representative and request that they support H. 3885 and “An Act to regulate […]

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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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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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Medicinal Use in Massachusetts: The Chairpersons Need to Hear from Constituents

Medicinal Use in Massachusetts: The Chairpersons Need to Hear from Constituents

MassCann has learned that Chairpersons Fargo and Sanchez of the Joint Committee on Public Health are likely the primary reason the Committee has not acted favorably on H. 2160 since the hearing on May 19, 2009. Susan C. Fargo represents the Third Middlesex Senate District (Waltham, Bedford, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Concord, Lexington, precincts 3, 8 and 9, Lincoln, […]

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Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced In Massachusetts!

California’s highly publicized effort to legalize the commercial cultivation and sale of cannabis is getting some well-deserved company! A pair of bills — House Bill 2929 and Senate Bill 1801 — seeking to “tax and regulate the cannabis industry” have just been introduced in the Massachusetts legislature. These proposals seek to legally regulate the commercial […]

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