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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 […]

Bill O’Reilly debunks medical marijuana

by mafamily

Watch commentator Bill O’Reilly debunk medical marijuana.  O’Reilly correctly points out that efforts to decriminalize marijuana for ‘medical’ uses are really a rouse to legalize illicit drugs across the board. Find out the truth about efforts to legalize marijuana here in Massachusetts. Share This:

Medical Marijuana: Buyers Remorse in California Reaches New Heights

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From Kevin Sabet of the MA Prevention Alliance: This week, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously agreed to shut down all 900 store fronts selling marijuana for so-called “medical” purposes.” Siding with neighborhood residents and public health experts like the American Medical Association, the Council took a courageous stand against what has become a magnet […]

Boston judge finds marijuana ballot language “misleading”

by mafamily

For the first time in Massachusetts legal history, a Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ordered the Attorney General to correct a “misleading” statement on the ballot and voter’s guide being prepared by the Secretary of State for the upcoming November election. Justice Robert Cordy rendered his decision on June 7 after hearing arguments […]

Lawsuit Filed Against Marijuana Initiative,

by mafamily

From the WaylandPatch: The Massachusetts Prevention Alliance, of which WaylandCares is a member, has filed a petition with the Supreme Judicial Court of Suffolk County seeking the clarification of language in a likely ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana. … “The radical components of this marijuana ballot question are being hidden from the voter,” said […]

MA AG Opposes ‘Medical’ Marijuana Bill

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Medical marijuana would create ‘huge headache,’ Coakley says With a question poised to go before voters in the fall legalizing medical marijuana, Attorney General Martha Coakley on Thursday said she worried the policy proposal would be difficult and costly to enforce if it passes. “My position is if this passes as a ballot question it’s going to […]

Marijuana bill is smoke and mirrors – not good medicine.

by mafamily

Staff Members Maureen Vacca and Andrew Beckwith were among the first to testify at the State House this morning on the proposed ‘medical marijuana’ bill, HB 3885.  Andrew pointed out that the draft legislation allows for marijuana to be prescribed for any ailment imaginable and that it would be sold by untrained ‘dispensary agents’, not […]

Win in Legislature on marijuana, ballot initiative still looms

by mafamily

On Tuesday, the Joint Committee on Public Health voted unanimously to send HB625 and SB1161 into study, effectively killing them for the session. These two bills would have legalized medical marijuana, with the language very similar to the ballot initiative that will appear on the November ballot. That initiative is actually before the same Committee […]