Continuing a pattern of successful non-binding ballot questions on marijuana reform in Massachusetts, voters in 18 Bay State districts approved questions calling on representatives to support pot legalization or medical marijuana.
That means MassCann and the Drug Policy Forum of Massachusetts have now won 63 of 63 such ballot measures since they started in 2000.
Voters in nine districts approved a question directing their representatives to support medical marijuana, winning by a total of 59% to 41%. That brings the total of state representative ballot questions approving medical marijuana to 20, as well as two state senate districts.
Voters in eight state house districts and one state senate district approved a ballot question directing their representatives to support marijuana legalization. The passed with an average of 61% approval.
The public policy ballot question campaign is laying the groundwork for passage of medical marijuana and/or marijuana decriminalization or legalization in the near future. They have established a clear record of voter approval for marijuana law reform in Massachusetts.
– Article from StoptheDrugWar.com.