Boston Archdiocese to contribute $850K to anti-rec campaign

Adult-use cannabis just got another high-profile opponent.

The Boston Archdiocese of the Catholic Church will be giving $850,000 to the Campaign for a Safe and Healthy Massachusetts, which is dedicated to defeating Question 4, a statewide ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana.

According to the Boston Globe, the archdiocese “holds the matter among its highest priorities”¬†and cited “detrimental impacts on our parishes, our ministries.”

The donation could breathe life into an anti-cannabis campaign that has struggled to raise money; the Globe reported that the church’s money “represents about a 50% increase” over what the group has raised thus

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