Local officials decry Question 2
Sentinel and
Enterprise – Nov 3
FITCHBURG — Voters on Tuesday will decide whether to change state law to decriminalize the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana.

Sides align over pot decriminalization ballot question
MetroWest Daily News – Nov 2
By David Riley/Daily News staff Voters will decide a statewide ballot question this week that would make possessing an ounce or less of . . .
Sides align over pot decriminalization ballot question
Milford Daily News – Nov 2

Direct Line: Local candidates speak
MetroWest Daily News – Nov 2
I have spent more than 20 years trying to get your voice heard on the Hill, regarding decrim, and medicinal use of marijuana and stopping the DARE program,

Ounce of prevention?
Boston
Herald – Nov 2
By David Wedge The proposal to decriminalize marijuana has an unlikely backer: a board member of one of the state’s…

Do you support decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana?
Sunday Eagle Tribune – Nov 2

Top law enforcers call for ‘no’ vote on marijuana question
Boston Globe – Nov 1
…decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana, saying a “yes” vote would only empower…pointing to a table of guns and bags of marijuana that, he said, are found in tandem…the possession of up to one ounce of marijuana, making it a civil violation with a…

DA opposes Question 2 marijuana proposal
Salem Gazette – Oct 31
It’s an active discussion,” Blodgett said. ‘Not an open door’. Epstein argued that more than 10 percent of people over the age of 18 use marijuana each

New laws on marijuana possession?
The MCLA Beacon North Adams – Oct 30
Campus police will continue to represent the whole of the community and its legal obligation to enforce local, state and federal laws.”

Pot decriminalization won’t change cops’ routines
Littleton Independent – Oct 31
Question 2 on the ballot seeks to decriminalize “small amounts” of marijuana.

Referendum questions – Mass.
O Jornal – Fall River Oct 31
Ballot Question 2 is proposing to replace the criminal penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana with a new system of civil penalties,

BPD: Just say no to pot
Metro Boston – Oct 31
If the ballot initiative passes, adults caught with less than an ounce of marijuana would pay a $100 fine. Offenders under 18 years old would be required to …

Local churches’ thoughts on ballot questions
Milford Daily News – Oct 31
Lloyd said he does not support decriminalizing marijuana because too many young people struggle with the drug. “It is a drug that leads to other drugs,” he …

Local churches’ thoughts on ballot questions
MetrowestDaily News – Oct 31
Lloyd said he does not support decriminalizing marijuana because too many young people struggle with the drug. “It is a drug that leads to other drugs,” he …

Question Two Discussed
The Republican – Springfield – Oct 30
A snapshot of the voters and how they feel about Question Two

 Time to predict
South End News – Boston – Oct 30
Question 2 is a different story. If you carry an ounce or less of pot, this ballot initiative means you’re no longer a criminal but someone who could, …

Question 2 a hot topic on the ballot
Taunton Daily Gazette – Oct 30
By Elizabeth Graham, Staff Writer As Election Day draws closer, those for and against decriminalizing some marijuana possession have become increasingly …

Police chief says ‘no’ to Question 2
Canton Citizen – Oct 30
By Jay Turner While voters in Canton appear to be just as willing to reform the state’s marijuana laws as voters in other Massachusetts communities, …

Lynn pol storms out of meeting
The Daily Item of Lynn – Oct 30
Tuesday’s City Council meeting as councilors discussed their stance on ballot Question 2, which would decriminalize possession of an ounce of marijuana. …

Galvin predicts record voter turnout
Wakefield Observer – Oct 30
Regarding Question 2, he said, “We have real crime in this state. We should focus on more serious crimes. It doesn’t make sense to prosecute someone holding …

Ballot questions to consider
Scituate Mariner – Oct 30
The three binding statewide ballot questions relate to reducing and then eliminating the state personal income tax, decriminalizing marijuanause and …

Tackling the Three Ballot Questions
WSHM-TV – Springfield – Oct 29 11:00 News with Video
Next, possession of marijuana. A yes vote would replace criminal penalties for an ounce or less, with civil penalties. “It’s simply about protecting people …

Mass. ministers mobilize to oppose pot question
Berkshire Eagle, MA – Oct 30
Question 2 would make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a civil rather than criminal offense. The Boston Globe reports that the letter from the …

Ministers mobilize to oppose pot question
WHDH-TV – Oct 29
Question 2 would make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a civil rather than criminal offense. The Boston Globe rports that the letter from the …

Ministers Mobilize To Oppose Pot Question
Boston Channel.com – Oct 30
Question 2 would make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a civil rather than criminal offense. The Boston Globe reported that the letter from the …

Question 2 would change marijuana laws
Chelmsford Independent – Oct 29
By David Golann/Correspondent With less than a week before the election, supporters of marijuana decriminalization in
Massachusetts are pretty stoked. …

Dog racing vote nearly even in polls
Taunton Daily Gazette – Oct 29
Question 2, which would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, had the support of 51 percent of respondents, while 32 percent opposed it …


Police: Vote no on marijuana

The Republican – Oct 29
A yes vote on Question 2 would decriminalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana, and a no vote would keep the current laws. Under Question 2 on the …

Police Officers Battle Over Question 2
WSHM-TV – Springfield – Oct 28
At issue is ballot question #2, which would de-criminalize the possession of an ounce or less of marijuana. For the second time in 10 days, police chiefs …

Newton Police see little savings in call to decriminalize pot
Newton TAB, MA – Oct 28
And though Ballot Question 2, which will be before voters on Nov. 4, only decriminalizes the drug, Miron said there is still a cost benefit, no matter how …

Dracut police chief urges ‘no’ vote on Question 2
Lowell Sun – Oct  28
As a member of the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, I encourage residents to vote “no” on ballot Question 2.

QUESTION 2: Issues of fairness in bid to ease pot-possession penalty
Lowell Sun – Oct 27
It may inspire a host of Cheech and Chong jokes, but to lobbyists on either side of the proposal to decriminalize marijuana possession in Massachusetts, the issue is no laughing matter. For the second time in eight years, voters here will also…

DA Blodgett speaks out against Question 2
Hamilton-Wenham Chronicle – Oct 27
Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett talked about his opposition to Question 2 — which would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana …

Question 2: Hashing out the pros and cons of marijuana
Enterprise News Brockton – Oct 27
This proposed law would replace the criminal penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana with a new system of civil penalties, to be enforced …

Ballot questions not final word
The Republican – Oct 27
Prosecutors, for example, might press the state Legislature to weaken or reverse a proposal to decriminalize the possession of an ounce or less of marijuana

2 sides to pot question
Worcester Telegram – Oct 26
By Aaron Nicodemus TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF A ballot question that would decriminalize — but not legalize — possession of small amounts of marijuana is

Do you support decriminalizing possession of small amounts of …
Eagle Tribune – Oct 26
4 would decriminalize possession of less than one ounce of marijuana. Those caught with the drug would face a civil fine of $100. …


MassLive offers voter info
The Republican – Oct 26
… statewide ballot questions dealing with the repeal of the state income tax, decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana, and banning dog racing. …


Question resurrects old debate
The Republican – Oct 26
4 ballot question that seeks to decriminalize possession of one ounce or less of marijuana, saying that use of the illegal drug is becoming more acceptable. …


Ballot questions on the table
Cohasset Mariner, Oct 24
There are three binding statewide ballot questions related to reducing and then eliminating the state personal income tax; decriminalizing marijuana use and

Nov. 4 election will choose president, senator
Jamaica Plain Gazette Oct 24
Question 2 would remove criminal penalties for possession of 1 ounce or less of marijuana. Instead, an adult offender would get a $100 fine, and a juvenile

POLL: Question 2 (Possession of marijuana decriminalization)
Winchester Star, MA – Oct 24
By Source: Massachusetts Secretary of State This proposed law would replace the criminal penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana with a

Representatives, police chief oppose loosening marijuana laws
Halifax-Plympton Reporter – Oct 24
By Matthew Nadler The decriminalization of marijuana possession is the aim of one of the three statewide ballot measures voters will find on Election Day.

7News/Suffolk Poll
WHDH-TV, MA – Oct 24
Our poll also shows the state may just say yes to decriminalizing marijuana. That’s Question 2 on the ballot, and 51% are for it; 32% against.

Go here for marginals and cross tabulations of the recent poll
Suffolk University Political Research Center Web site

Poll: Voters saying yes to pot, no to tax cut
Worcester Telegram – Oct 24
An initiative to decriminalize an ounce or less of marijuana is having more success. Of those polled, 51 percent said they support the question, …

POLL: NO WANT TO AXE THE TAX
WHYN – Springfield – Oct 24
The poll also indicated voters favor a second question that would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, and were split on a third question that would

Poll indicates half of voters want marijuana decriminalized
Boston Globe – Oct 24
…proposal to decriminalize the possession of marijuana has the support of about half of Massachusetts…radical drug legalization agenda.” “Teen marijuana abuse has been declining for years…penalties for possessing one ounce or less of marijuana with a civil fine of $100, the equivalent…

Poll: Mass. voters saying yes to pot, no to tax cut
Eagle Tribune – Lawrence – Oct 24
An initiative to decriminalize an ounce or less of marijuana is having more success. Of those polled, 51 percent said they support the question, …

Lt. Gov. Murray gets some tough questions from Weymouth students
Enterprise News – Brockton – Oct 24
Murray, a former lawyer, said he opposes that question because he is concerned about marijuana’s potential as a gateway drug.

Obama wins, income tax repeal loses in poll
Boston Business Journal – Oct 24
Some 59 percent of voters plan to vote against ballot Question 1, which would eliminate the income tax, researchers from
SuffolkUniversity found.

Ex-cop in pro-Question 2 ad paid for ‘consulting’
Boston Herald – Oct 24
A retired Boston cop who appears in a pro-marijuana political ad was paid $850 in “consulting

Talk of marijuana sparks lively debate
Berkshire Eagle – Oct 24
Taylor and other Question 2 proponents say the goal is to keep people who are arrested for possessing small amounts of marijuana from acquiring criminal

Dog racing and wind energy: Two more questions on Nov. 3 ballot
Norwell Mariner – Oct 23
The three binding statewide ballot questions relate to reducing and then eliminating the state personal income tax; decriminalizing marijuana use and

2008 ballot questions in the town of Amherst
Amherst Bulletin – Oct 23
Question 2: Asks whether possession of one ounce or less of marijuana be a civil rather than a criminal violation, with offenders over 18 subject to

Officials decry decriminalization measure
Fall River Herald News – Oct 23
By Michael Holtzman Marijuana is a dangerous “gateway” drug and decriminalizing possession sends a terrible message to young people, county law enforcement
With Video of Press Conference in GOVERNMENT BUILDING

Hub rips pot ads
Boston Herald – Oct 23
Boston cops and Mayor Thomas M. Menino are up in arms that pictures of two uniformed cops…

New poll about marijuana
Littleton Independent- Oct 23
New poll about marijuana –
Will you vote to decriminalize possession of an ounce or less of marijuana on the Nov. .

POLL: Ballot questions
Lexington Minuteman – Oct 22
Question 2: Replace the criminal penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana with a new system of civil penalties ( surveys)

Marijuana question heats up
The Republican – Oct 22
4 ballot question that would decriminalize possession of one ounce or less of marijuana, saying the proponents are spreading misinformation about the impact

Pillsbury says he’ll challenge Richardson
MetroWest Daily News – Oct 22
Pillsbury pointed to Richardson not supporting ballot Question 2, which would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, as an example of her …

LETTER: Consider effects of marijuana
Standard-Times – New Bedford – Oct 22
On Question 2 on the ballot, proponents (those who favor decriminalizing a small amount of marijuana) say that the state law on the use of marijuana is a …

DAs: Reject pot ballot question
Taunton Daily Gazette – Oct 21, 2008
Milford Daily News- Oct 21
MetroWest Daily News – Oct 21
Daily News Tribune – Oct 21
Daily News Transcript – Oct 21
Taunton Daily Gazette – Oct 21
Patriot Ledger – Quincy – Oct 21
By John P. Kelly Local district attorneys have come out against decriminalizing an ounce or less of marijuana, as proposed on ballot Question 2. …

Ballot questions debated: Income tax, marijuana, dog racing
MetroWest Daily News – Oct 21
Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone and Whitney A. Taylor, chairwoman and campaign manager of the Committee for Sensible Marijuana Policy

ARTICLE & LETTER: Group headed up by local resident promotes passage of Question 2
Reading Daily Times Chronicle – Oct 20
A local resident is heading up an organization that is in favor of a yes vote on Question 2, (A letter in support of Question 2 Page A11)


DAs fight bid to ease penalty for marijuana
Boston Globe – Oct 20, 2008

The prosecutors – who would have faced obstacles to attaining their law enforcement positions had they been caught – are now among the leading opponents of a proposition …

Candidates weigh in on state budget cuts
Sentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg – Oct 20
Candidates also disagreed on Question 2 on this year’s referendum ballot, a proposal to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. Kamuda supports it, while Rice remains opposed.

 Capeless, Ruberto urge voters to say ‘heck no’
Berkshire Eagle – Oct 17
The controversial November ballot initiative aims to decriminalize marijuana possession for those caught with an ounce of pot or less. …


District Attorney Cruz, Keating urge ‘no’ vote on marijuana question
Enterprise News, Brockton – Oct 18
Regional district attorneys are challenging a belief among some voters that decriminalizing an ounce or less of marijuana – as proposed on

District Attorney Cruz, Keating urge ‘no’ vote on marijuana …
Patriot Ledger – Quincy – Oct 18
Cruz said the street value of an ounce of marijuana can be as high as $600 and is enough to roll …

Some (ballot) questions to consider
Hanover Mariner – Oct 17Taylor claims that passage of Question 2 would not increase marijuana use

Candidates answer on the issues affecting Winchester and Stoneham
The Winchester Star – Oct 17
The Stoneham Sun – Oct 17

Officials rally against Question 2
Berkshire Eagle – Pittsfield – Oct 17
Specifically, they’ll be voicing opposition to a November ballot initiative that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana

School committee takes stand on ballot questions
Halifax-Plympton Reporter – Oct 16
Mark Guidoboni said decriminalizing possession of less than an ounce of marijuana would protect teens and young adults from losing their eligibility for …
School committee takes stand on ballot questions
Wicked Local Kingston – Oct 16

Economy dominates debate
Wicked Local Boxborough – Oct 16
Economy dominates debate
Wicked Local Acton – Oct 16

O’Connor addresses the important issues
Stoneham Sun  – Oct 16
Marijuana decriminalization is an, “endorsement of substance abuse and dangerous criminal activity, and sends the wrong message to young people. …

Riley addresses the important issues
Stoneham Sun  – Oct 16
Ballot Question 2 (decriminalization of marijuana). I will vote ‘No,’ however I recognize the long-term draconian effects current laws can have on some …

 Youth education called strenghth of marijuana bill
Brookline Tab – Oct 16
A Brookline police spokesman praised a ballot initiative to decriminalize marijuana possession, saying it would give police and health professionals more …

Voters will choose more than President Nov. 4
Hingham Journal – Oct 16
Question 2 – Possession of marijuana: A Yes vote would replace the criminal penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana with a new system of …

November’s 3 ballot questions
Northborough-Southborough Villager – Oct 15
But maybe I can get your attention this way—are you in favor of decriminalizing possession of a small amount of marijuana?…

This week’s ballot question
Woburn Advocate – Oct 15
This proposed law would replace the criminal penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana with a new system of civil penalties, to be enforced …

Reefer Madness Revisited
Valley Advocate – Easthampton – Oct 16
Last week, a group of local police chiefs, district attorneys and sheriffs gathered outside West Springfield High to warn of the dire consequences they insist will result if Massachusetts voters decide next month to amend the state marijuana laws. “Ballot Question 2 is a green light to drug dealers to target young children, especially high school students, to buy and use drugs,” Hampden County DA Bill Bennett said ominously. Well, not quite. Question 2…

Pot shots: DA says pot initiative would be bad for kids
By Sarah Menesale and Barbara Taormina
For years, Georgetown’s Steve Epstein has been out in front on the fight to reform marijuana laws. . . . .
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A burning issue in the Newburyport Current.
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Daily News Tribune, Waltham; Daily News Transcript, Norwood; Taunton Daily Gazette; MetroWest Daily News; Milford Daily News; Beverly Citizen; Georgetown Record; Ipswich ChronicleSwampscott Reporter

Weeding out the issue of Question 2
Sun Chronicle – Attleboro – Oct 14
Proponents say ballot Question 2 simply makes sense. By reducing possession of small amounts of marijuana to a civil offense,
Massachusetts law enforcement could spend time and money fighting violent crime; young people caught with pot would no longe… 


Pot: Civil case or crime? Police chief, attorney clash over easing …
The Salem News – Oct 14

Voters asked to loosen marijuana laws
The Daily News of Newburyport – Oct 14

Question 2 backers say a little pot no big deal
Standard-Times – New Bedford, Oct 12
By David Kibbe BOSTON — Massachusetts would join 11 other states in decriminalizing the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana, making it akin to a …

Pro-pot advocates: Radio ad misrepresents question
Lowell Sun – Oct 11
By Lyle Moran, Sun Correspondent

BOSTON — The group fighting to reduce penalties for marijuana possession in Massachusetts charged yesterday that opponents are misrepresenting their ballot question….
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Sentinel & Enterprise – Fitchburg Oct 11

Poll on ballot questions shows voters oppose axing state income tax
The Republican-MassLive.com-Oct 10
On Question 2, which would decriminalize possession of an ounce or less of marijuana, 62 percent said yes, 32 percent said no and 5 percent said they were undecided or declined to give an opinion.

Law Enforcement Officials Against Question 2
abc40, Springfield – Oct 9
It’s a proposal to decriminalize marijuana in the Commonwealth. It would make possession of less than an ounce a $100 fine. Proponents say it would save

DA Blodgett speaks out against Question 2
Georgetown Record – Oct 9
Mary Jane, pot, weed, ganga — call it what you want, but Massachusetts voters will decide on a burning issue in the Nov. 4 election that’s caused quite a stir between advocates and opponents of current marijuana laws in the commonwealth.
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Daily News Tribune, Waltham
Daily News Transcript, Norwood
Taunton Daily Gazette
MetroWest Daily News
Milford Daily News
Ipswich Chronicle
Swampscott Reporter

Proposal would make marijuana possession a matter of $100 fine
Middleboro Gazette – Oct 9

For offenders over the age of 18, penalties would include forfeiture of the marijuana plus a $100 civil fine. Offenders under the age of 18 would also have

 Town fights marijuana use
Reading Advocate – Oct 6
By Stephen Vittorioso Youths today are logging onto social-networking Web sites to view photos, send messages and obtain marijuana, according to Erica

 Plymouth DA: Pot ballot question a deal for dealers
The Sentinel Wicked Local Marion, MA  Oct 4
Ballot Question 2 proposes to decriminalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana, which Cruz said is no small potatoes. An ounce equates to about 30 to

Martha Coakley dismisses marijuana question complaint
Boston Herald – Oct. 1
Associated Press BOSTON – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has rejected a complaint by backers of a pro-marijuana…

Coakley dismisses marijuana question complaint
Worcester Telegram,  Oct. 1
AP BOSTON— Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has rejected a complaint by backers of a pro-marijuana ballot question against the state’s 11 …

Coakley dismisses marijuana question complaint
abc40, MA – Sept. 30
AP – September 30, 2008 5:04 PM ET BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has rejected a complaint by backers of a pro-marijuana ballot …

Study: THC levels reach record high
The Llama Ledger (Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington) Oct. 1
The University’s Potency Monitoring Project compared current marijuana samples to some seized since 1975 from 48 states. The highest level of concentration …

“Blunt Object” Follow-Up: Attorney General Coakley Responds To
The Phoenix – Sept. 30
In my recent Phoenix article, “Blunt Object,” regarding Commonwealth marijuana reform, I guessed that Attorney General Martha Coakley would decline to scold

Mayor opposes pot legalization
Somerville News, MA – Sept 26
Drug use is a public health, safety and quality of life issue and Question 2 would increase marijuana use while putting more of our youth behind the wheel

Up In Smoke Pot Politics and the Public, The Move to decriminalize Marijuana
Worcester Magazine – Sept. 25
by Jim Keough

The political fight over a November marijuana-reform ballot …
The Phoenix, MA – Sept 25
With Election Day’s Question 2 ballot initiative threatening to reduce the penalty for less than one ounce of weed to a mere civil slap and $100 fine,

Supporters of initiative to change pot laws deny legalization goal
Boston Herald – Sept 25
Taylor, who would not be interviewed, also wrote: “The Herald’s effort to confuse Bay Staters into thinking Question 2 is about marijuana legalization is a …

Marijuana vote has allies on both sides
Boston Globe, North Region – Sep 24
“Marijuana remains illegal under Question 2,” she said, arguing that the measure actually provides for more certain consequences for offenders under age 18. …

Plymouth DA: Pot ballot question a deal for dealers
MetroWest Daily News, MA – Sept 24
Ballot Question 2 proposes to decriminalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana, which Cruz said is no small potatoes. An ounce equates to about 30 to …

Plymouth DA: Pot ballot question a deal for dealers
Daily News Tribune, MA – Sept 24
Ballot Question 2 proposes to decriminalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana, which Cruz said is no small potatoes. An ounce equates to about 30 to …

Pro-pot backers aim high
Boston Herald – Sept 23
The Committee for Sensible Marijuana Policy, which placed Question 2 on the November ballot, collected from the Marijuana Policy Project $200000, …

Rally brings thousands to Common
Daily Free Press (Boston Univ.) – Sept 22
If passed, “Question 2” would decriminalize the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana for individuals over 18 years of age, decreasing the maximum …

DC donations flood Mass. ballot question campaigns
The Standard Times, New Bedford – Sept 21
… 20013, came in seventh on the list, thanks to a $180000 donation from the Marijuana Policy Project to help make the case to voters for Question 2, …

On the Common, they like the grass
Boston Globe, Sept 21
…question that would decriminalize marijuana possession in the state. “No doubt. I’m for legalization of marijuana. Legalize gay marrage and legalize…Supporters of both Question 2, the marijuana measure, and Question 1, which would…

Pot rally has cops fuming
Boston Herald Sept 21
Marijuana legalization advocates openly smoked pot at the annual Boston Freedom Rally on Boston Common yesterday,…

DAs want voters to just say no to Question 2
The Herald News, Fall River – Sept 19, 2008
By Staff reports A group of local officials think you must be high if the concept of decriminalizing marijuana is a good idea. Come Nov. …

Cops, DA line up against pot initiative
Attleboro Sun Chronicle Sept. 19
NEW BEDFORD – Bristol County police, prosecutors and sheriffs urged the public to reject Question 2 on the Nov. 4 state election ballot, saying the initiative to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana would send the wrong message to …

Police, DAs want voters to block lower penalties for marijuana …
The Taunton Gazette – Sept. 19
Come Nov. 4, voters across the commonwealth will be asked to weigh in on a ballot question that would make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a civil offense punishable by a $100 fine, rather than a criminal offense. . . .

Area law enforcement say ‘no’ to marijuana decriminalization
The Standard Time, New Bedford, SouthCoastToday.com, MA – Sept 18
One ounce of marijuana has a street value of $600 and equates to approximately 60 individual sales, officials said. “Just think of the message this would …

Backers of marijuana ballot question charge foul on state’s DAs
The Standard Times, New Bedford SouthCoastToday.com, Sept. 18
By STEVE LeBLANC AP writer BOSTON — Backers of a pro-marijuana ballot initiative charged Wednesday that 11 district attorneys from Massachusetts violated

Marijuana proponents take on state attorneys
Berkshire Eagle, Sept. 18
BOSTON — A group supporting more lenient marijuana laws is trying to turn another law involving campaign financing

Supporters of marijuana ballot question lodge complaint
Boston Globe, Sept. 18
By Steve LeBlanc AP / September 18, 2008 Backers of a promarijuana ballot initiative charged yesterday that 11 district attorneys violated campaign finance

Sparks fly over proposal to legalize pot
Cape Cod Times, Sept. 18
Gerry Leone, Middlesex District Attorney, speaks at a news conference yesterday in Boston. Community leaders, Massachusetts District Attorneys, sheriffs,

Pot foes in a huff over Question 2
Boston Herald – Sept. 18
By Mike Underwood An army of young drug addicts and dealers could flood the streets if voters don’t snub out a proposal to decriminalize possession of small

Sutter, other DAs accused of campaign finance violations
The Herald News,  Fall River  – Sept. 18
By Will Richmond Backers of a pro-marijuana ballot initiative charged Wednesday that 11 district attorneys from Massachusetts violated campaign finance laws

Marijuana bill brings out strong emotions
Metro Boston, MA – Sept. 18
After supporters of a plan to decriminalize marijuana cried foul over their opponents’ fundraising tactics yesterday, a powerful group of law enforcement

 

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