BLUNT TRUTH: REISSUING A CHALLENGE FOR GOV-ELECT BAKER, WHO IS TEAMING UP WITH MAYOR WALSH TO FIGHT THE INEVITABLE

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Image by Tak Toyoshima   About halfway through November, MassLive reported that Charlie Baker will campaign against an expected marijuana legalization initiative in 2016. As justification, the governor-elect cited the discredited gateway theory, which tells us that marijuana is “a significant first step to addiction of other drugs,” mirroring the utterly unscientific thinking of Boston […]

THE VOTERS HAVE SPOKEN, AND THEY WANT TO TAX AND REGULATE WEED

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While these PPQs are non-binding, they set the stage for an expected 2016 statewide ballot initiative that the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), a national group based out of Washington, DC, will be funding with the aim of regulating marijuana the same way we do alcohol.