On the Ballot

Question 3 Passes in Landslide

Question 3 Passes in Landslide

With 100% of districts reporting, we can now say that Question 3, making medical marijuana legal in Massachusetts, passed with 63% in favor to 37% opposed; in raw votes, the vote was 1,895,340 in favor and 1,097,797 opposed.  

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Voters in 6 Districts Speak in Favor of Legalization

Voters in 6 Districts Speak in Favor of Legalization

Official results are now in for public policy question that were featured on the ballot in six Massachusetts congIressional and Senate districts. In every case, the questions were endorsed by a majority of voters. In three districts the question was “Should marijuana be taxed and regulated like alcohol?” For those districts, the results were 60% […]

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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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Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Initiative Makes Ballot

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Initiative Makes Ballot

Voters in Massachusetts will have the chance to decide in November whether to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana. A spokesman for Secretary of State William Galvin said last Tuesday that proponents had successfully delivered the 11,000 additional signatures necessary and the measure had qualified for the ballot. Earlier this year, proponents had gathered some 80,000 voter […]

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Medical Marijuana Initiatives

On the Ballot November 4th, 2008 Voters in 15 towns to decide Medical Marijuana Public Policy Questions Boston — Drug Policy Forum of Massachusetts announces that, for the 5th consecutive election cycle, Massachusetts citizens will vote on marijuana reform Public Policy Questions.  Since 2000, voters in over 125 towns representing one-third of the Commonwealth have […]

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MA Marijuana Decrim Initiative “Appears All But Certain To Pass”

Aug. 13, 2008 – Voters Say Yes to Decriminalizing Marijuana: 7NEWS/Suffolk University Poll. http://www.suffolk.edu/offices/20580….   BOSTON – Of the three questions on the Massachusetts ballot this November, only one question — #2 the decriminalization of marijuana — appears all but certain to pass, according to a poll analysis released today by 7NEWS/Suffolk University.   Seventy-two […]

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