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MassCann Members Vote to Endorse Bay State Repeal

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. Mass Cann/NORML’s 26th Annual Boston Freedom Rally will be Bay […]

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

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 changing the perception from what someone might have believed. Cannabis […]

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Bay State Repeal Files First Draft of Initiative Petition

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, filed the first draft of a potential initiative petition with […]

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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 constitutionality of the continued inclusion of cannabis in Schedule I […]

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

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 other cannabis community gathering that are becoming more and more […]

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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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