Massachusetts MJ Legalization Campaigns Face Deadline
The two competing campaigns in Massachusetts trying to get recreational marijuana legalization measures in front of voters next November face a Wednesday deadline to submit signatures.
The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, which is backed by the Marijuana Policy Project, announced Tuesday it would submit more than 103,000 signatures – well over the 64,750 needed to qualify for the ballot.
A spokesman for the competing group, Bay State Repeal, said in a recent interview that he was “cautiously optimistic” his organization would meet the signature requirement.
Massachusetts election officials will have to ensure the signatures are valid. In many cases,