Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan said not much will change in the police approach to people using and possessing small amounts of marijuana. That’s been decriminalized for almost eight years.
The measure passed by Massachusetts voters on Tuesday charges the state treasurer’s office with creating the Cannabis Control Commission to oversee the new industry.
Massachusetts lawmakers are looking to pump more money into the state budget as some state accounts are close to running out of money.
Massachusetts voters approved a ballot initiative Tuesday that legalizes marijuana for medical use for qualifying patients.