BOSTON, MA — In Massachusetts today, June 29, 2015, Bay State Repeal submitted a marijuana legalization initiative to state officials. Intended to go on the ballot in 2016, it would repeal the criminality of marijuana, expunge past convictions, regulate and tax sales, all while preventing access to minors.
The regulations and taxes are reasonable, so eliminating the black market should be able to succeed.
The filing was with the Attorney General’s office, and may still be tweaked slightly before going on to election officials.
Bay State Repeal is a campaign committee comprised of local Massachusetts activists. We have been gearing up for this day for more than two years. 2016 is the big chance to eliminate prohibition, and we feel it is vitally important to do it right.
One of the…