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Keep the legislature from harming voter-approved Cannabis legalization

Thankfully, the Massachusetts Senate hasn't yet buckled to the House's repeal and rewrite of Question 4 legalizing Cannabis and the legislature is still settling on a single bill. The differences between the House bill and Question 4 include: sharply raise total pot taxes to a mandatory 28 p... Read more

Still time to stop the Mass. House from harming voter-approved Cannabis legalization

Thankfully, the Massachusetts Senate hasn't yet buckled to the House's repeal and rewrite of Question 4 legalizing Cannabis and the legislature blew its self-imposed June 30th deadline for a ball. The Senate bills is much closer to what voters approved, so in this showdown, they don't have to conced... Read more

Kill The House’s Cannabis Bill in Reconciliation

The Massachusetts House approved its repeal and rewrite of Question 4 legalizing Cannabis.  You can find how your legislator voted at the end of this post. Differences between the House bill and Question 4 include: sharply raise total pot taxes to a mandatory 28 percent, from a maximum of 12... Read more

MassCANN Rally Today

Today, MassCANN/NORML will hold a rally at 10am in front of the State House to urge legislators to oppose the House bill to add further regulations on cannabis. The bill would: increase the tax to 28% on recreational sales and 21.75% on medical sales; require everyone who wishes to work in t... Read more

MassCANN/NORML rally today

MassCANN and NORML are holding a rally today in support of the referendum that legalized Cannabis. It will be on the State House steps at 11:30am and Pirates will be there.. After the rally, they are asking supporters to talk with their representatives and urge them to support various bills, suc... Read more

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