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Poll: Medical Marijuana in Massachusetts

Voters will be asked to decide in November.

Should Massachusetts allow marijuana to be used and grown for medicinal purposes?

The ballot initiative calls for Massachusetts to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana to patients with chronic medical problems. It also calls for treatment centers to be created to cultivate and distribute the drug.

It isn't the first time Massachusetts voters have been asked to weigh in on marijuana law changes. In 2008, voters approved an initiative that reduced possession of small amount of marjuana from a criminal offense to a fine.

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, the state's top law enforcement official, said in April that, if passed, the initiative is "going to cause a huge headache making sure it’s not abused." Still, her office was neutral on the initiative, she said.

Do you support medical marijuana in Massachusetts? Let us know by posting a comment below and take our poll. (Supporters of the measure: please vote ONCE only.)

Roger Winstonian September 09, 2012 at 12:25 PM
"Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, the state's top law enforcement official, said in April that, if passed, the initiative is 'going to cause a huge headache making sure it’s not abused.'" You're the Attorney General! If you're not up to the job of enforcing laws that pass, then let the people of Massachusetts know and step aside! Regardless, I have full faith that you will uphold the laws of the state.
Jordan September 10, 2012 at 04:36 PM
How many people have beat their wives after smoking a joint? How many people have crashed their cars after smoking pot? How many people go to jail for aggressive behavior after smoking weed? The war on weed a comical.
Paul Hurteau September 10, 2012 at 07:58 PM
It's so "comical" it makes me want to cry. You're points are well made. As a police officer what he would rather respond to. A stoned domestic abuse call or a drunk domestic abuse call? Oh, I forget, the don't get stoned domestic abuse call's.
Paul Hurteau September 10, 2012 at 07:59 PM
"As" a police officer what he would rather respond to. I meant ASK
Info October 01, 2012 at 08:10 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAmLDfJvmYc www.mavoteNOonquestion3.com

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