Mayor Tom Koch Says No on MA Medical Marijuana

Mayor Tom Koch Says No on MA Medical Marijuana

“This bill is fraught with problems, it’s reckless,” warns Mayor Tom Koch of Quincy.

Lending his voice in opposition to a poorly constructed law under an out-of-state funded ballot question, Mayor Koch joins Senator John Keenan, Representative Carolyn Dykema, Representative Martin Walsh, drug addiction specialists, counselors, law enforcement officials and doctors of the Massachusetts Medical Society, recovering youth addicts, and a growing population whose support for the question is changing to “no” as they become informed and realize how similarly word laws are failing in other states.

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Another Poll Shows Support Dropping for MA Medical Marijuana

Another Poll Shows Support Dropping for MA Medical Marijuana

An October constituent calling poll shows support for Question 3, medical marijuana in Massachusetts, at just 54% with 37% opposed and 9% undecided.  In a statewide survey of 761 likely voters, and with a statistical margin of error of +/- 3.48%, this puts Question 3 at essentially even.

This substantial drop from previous polls is corroborated by a Public Policy Polling survey which reported a similar decline to 57% in support for Question 3.

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Rep. Carolyn Dykema Opposes MA Medical Marijuana as Proposed in Question 3

Rep. Carolyn Dykema Opposes MA Medical Marijuana as Proposed in Question 3

As one of the many gathered at the Massachusetts state house in opposition to the medical marijuana law proposed under Question 3 on the November 6, 2012 ballot, Representative Carolyn Dykema as a legislator and mother of teenage children urges “everyone to stand up and vote against this bill.”

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Vote No on 3 Urges Senator Keenan

Vote No on 3 Urges Senator Keenan

“Vague, ambiguous and open to exploitation,” is how Massachusetts Senator John Keenan (D) Quincy described the proposed medical marijuana law under ballot question 3.  At a press conference on the State House steps, Keenan implored voters to read and understand the law and urged them to vote no.

Watch the video to see and hear what else the Senator had to say.

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10 Reasons to Vote No…Not This Law, Not This Way

10 Reasons to Vote No…Not This Law, Not This Way

The medical marijuana law proposed for Massachusetts under Ballot Question 3 in 2012 is fraught with loopholes and ripe for abuse in the same manner it has been in other states.  And as these states are discovering it is nearly impossible to back track.  This is not a good law.  This is terrible public health policy.  Here’s why:

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