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.
The first in our series of debates on the four ballot questions facing Massachusetts voters this November. Question 4 asks voters whether to legalize recreational marijuana.
The proposal would attempt to create a graduated income tax, an idea that state voters have rejected several times.
Sponsors of potential ballot questions for 2016 face a deadline this week: the language for their proposals must be submitted to the state by Thursday.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick attended today’s UMass Amherst men’s basketball season opener against Harvard at the Mullins Center.
Massachusetts lawmakers held a public hearing today on a bill to legalize marijuana.