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Committee for Sensible Marijuana Policy

Committee for Sensible Marijuana Policy
Purpose Massachusetts Sensible Marijuana Policy Initiative
Location
Website http://sensiblemarijuanapolicy.org/home/

The Committee for Sensible Marijuana Policy is a Massachusetts Sensible Marijuana Policy Initiative that was passed in Massachusetts in 2008 and officially became law on January 2, 2009[1][2][3] Whitney A. Taylor is the Treasurer and Chairwoman of the organization.

Contents

  • Efforts to enact 1
  • Finances 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Efforts to enact

The committee collected over 100,000 signatures in the first stage of getting the measure enacted. Because the Massachusetts legislature declined to take action, On May 7, the committee began the second stage of the signature drive, which required another 11,099 valid signatures from residents of the commonwealth. And prior to the June 18 deadline for this second stage, they turned in over 20,000 raw signatures, more than the total needed to qualify for the ballot. The secretary of state subsequently accepted and assigned the measure as Ballot Question 2 for 2008

Finances

Philanthropist


  • Committee for Sensible Marijuana Policy (Website)

External links

  1. ^ LeBlanc, Steve (2007-11-26). "Activists look to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana". SeacoastOnline.com. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 
  2. ^ Liscio, David (2008-03-18). "Lawmakers consider marijuana legalization". The Daily Item (Lynn, Massachusetts). Retrieved 2008-09-07. 
  3. ^ "Holmes: Common sense on marijuana -". The MetroWest Daily News (Framingham, Massachusetts). Mar 30, 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 
  4. ^ Committee for sensible marijuana policy donations

References

See also

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