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A Lot of Money for a “Little Weed”

by MFI News

The Boston Globe reported this morning that the cost of implementing the newly passed recreational marijuana law will be close to $30 million in in its first year!  Wasn’t it just a few weeks ago we were all being inundated with campaign ads telling us how much tax revenue marijuana sales were going to bring in to […]

Recreational marijuana legalization strips control from communities

by MFI News

This November, Massachusetts voters must be vigilant in stopping the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in the Bay State. Not only does Question 4 endanger Massachusetts families and children, but it deliberately strips control from communities and homeowners. Here are a few points our friends at Safe and Healthy MA have shared about this dangerous ballot […]

Vote NO on Question 4

by MFI News

While MFI is excited that MA citizens will have the opportunity to repeal the Bathroom and Locker Room Law in 2018, next month, we have the chance to stop the legalization of recreational marijuana. MFI is working with a broad, bipartisan coalition of leaders throughout the Commonwealth who understand the dangers of marijuana. Please vote NO on […]

ARGUMENT: Why implementation of medical marijuana law must be delayed

by mafamily

The argument: The 63% vote, on November 6, 2012, in favor of Question 3 has been called “the will of the people”. It is a reasonable working assumption, based on the way the question was worded, that the will of the people is for marijuana to be an option safely available to profoundly ill citizens […]

Taunton City Council seeks to ban pot shops downtown

by mafamily

The City Council wants to make sure downtown Taunton doesn’t become known as a legal pot zone. Three years after a methadone clinic opened at 66 Main St. despite an outcry from local elected officials, the City Council is taking steps to block the possibility of a medical marijuana clinic from following suit. The council […]

Medical marijuana fight moves to cities, towns

by mafamily

Though Question 3 was approved by 63% of voters last week, paving the way for medical marijuana to be made available in Massachusetts, residents in some towns are being proactive by working to ensure that a pot shop doesn’t open in their neighborhood. The Boston Globe, reports today that Melrose officials are considering a proposal […]

Top Ten Reasons to Vote No on 3

by mafamily

The proposed ‘medical’ marijuana law in Question 3 is full of intentional loopholes and opportunity for abuse.  Children are especially vulnerable to the increased availability of this gateway drug, should Question 3 pass.  Please send the below ‘top ten’ list of problems with this legislation to local Parent-Teacher Associations/Organizations to spread the word: 1.  Ballot […]

Top Ten Reasons to Vote No on 3

by mafamily

The proposed ‘medical’ marijuana law in Question 3 is full of intentional loopholes and opportunity for abuse.  Children are especially vulnerable to the increased availability of this gateway drug, should Question 3 pass.  Please send the below ‘top ten’ list of problems with this legislation to local Parent-Teacher Associations/Organizations to spread the word: 1.  Ballot […]

Twelve Point Drop in Support for Question 3 as Voters Become Informed

by mafamily

Voters grow weary of medical marijuana as they learn about community impacts   (OCTOBER 17, 2012) Wayland, MA – A recent poll of likely voters shows that support for the legalization of “medical” marijuana is dramatically falling as voters learn more about the details of the question.   “In our grassroots mobilization effort, we’ve been vigorously […]