On the Ballot

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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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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