Competing Legalization Measures Filed in Massachusetts
A pair of cannabis advocacy groups separately filed paperwork on Wednesday to get full marijuana legalization on the 2016 ballot in Massachusetts.
But the outcome is anything but certain, given that the two groups will likely be fighting each other as much as they will cannabis opponents, according to the Boston Globe.
One group, called the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, wants to establish a tightly controlled system of growth and distribution, along the lines of Colorado and Washington. The campaign is backed by the Marijuana Policy Project.
The other, Bay State Repeal, focuses more on free-market