Question 3

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 […]

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CALL DEVAL: TELL OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS WE WANT ACTION FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA NOW!

CALL DEVAL: TELL OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS WE WANT ACTION FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA NOW!

    The MPAA, Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance, is calling us all to action: We must call the Governor’s office and tell him to fix the caregiver system, launch the patient/caregiver registration system, and begin the process to license more dispensaries. No more politics before patients! Governor Patrick’s Boston Office 617.725.4005 Springfield Office 413.784.1200 Please read […]

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A Direct Action – Rally to Demand the State of MA Put Patients Before Politics

A Direct Action – Rally to Demand the State of MA Put Patients Before Politics

    Direct Action Protest and Rally and the MA Department of Public Health, followed by a Press Conference, and Ending with a Solidarity March through downtown Boston to the MA State House.   Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 11:00am   Nearly two years after citizens overwhelmingly voted to allow patients access to medical cannabis […]

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LADYBUD MAGAZINE: Niki Smokes Hand Delivers Letter to Gov. Deval Patrick from Medical Cannabis Patients of Massachusetts

LADYBUD MAGAZINE: Niki Smokes Hand Delivers Letter to Gov. Deval Patrick from Medical Cannabis Patients of Massachusetts

Today’s press conference in Boston is not the only way that advocates for medical marijuana and medical cannabis are trying to inspire action among the upper echelon of state politicians. On Friday, September 13th, 2014, Niki Smokes, legally Nicole Snow, approached the Governor of her state after a press conference where he had endorsed another […]

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Massachusetts Becomes 18th Medical Marijuana State

Massachusetts Becomes 18th Medical Marijuana State

Four years ago, Massachusetts voters decriminalized marijuana possession in the Bay State by an unprecedented 65% landslide.  Tonight, Massachusetts’ Question 3 is cruising to an overwhelming victory, making the Bay State the 18th state, plus the District of Columbia, to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. Early results had Question 3 jumping to a commanding 66% lead, and by 9 PM have stabilized at a comfortable […]

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Compassion Finds a Voice in the Boston Herald

Despite the Boston Herald’s official disavowal of Question 3, columnist Margery Eagan, writing in the Oct. 25th issue, came out in favor of medical marijuana, getting to the heart of the reason why Question 3 should pass and why it is likely to pass:  “Simply put, ballot Question 3 legalizing medical marijuana should pass because […]

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No Dispensaries in My Backyard–Towns Anticipate Medical Marijuana

Several Massachusetts  communities are anticipating the possible advent of medical marijuana by moving to ban dispensaries within their own town limits. According to reports by the Boston Globe, Reading, Wakefield, and Melrose are considering bans on any dispensaries in those towns, and Malden is considering a measure confining dispensaries to industrial zones.  

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Fox News 25 Holds Weeklong Debate on Question 3

Fox News 25 Holds Weeklong Debate on Question 3

Fox News 25 recently finished a weeklong series of special features devoted to medical marijuana and Question 3, the question on the Massachusetts ballot that would legalize it. You can watch some of the segments at the following locations: A general story about Question 3 and arguments being made on both sides: http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/19777341/2012/10/09/fox-25-discusses-medical-marijuana-ballot-question A debate […]

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Chairman of Progressive Corp. contributes nearly $1 million to effort to legalize medical marijuana in Massachusetts

Chairman of Progressive Corp. contributes nearly $1 million to effort to legalize medical marijuana in Massachusetts

BOSTON — The chairman of insurance giant Progressive Corp. this year provided another $465,000 for a ballot question to legalize medical marijuana in Massachusetts. Peter B. Lewis, who supports medical marijuana, has now contributed $990,000, including $525,000 last year, to the Committee for Compassionate Medicine, the organization leading the effort to legalize medical marijuana in Massachusetts. Lewis is nonexecutive chairman […]

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