Only One Rec Cannabis Initiative Now in Massachusetts
And then there was one.
Recreational marijuana legalization ballot measure in Massachusetts, that is. On Tuesday, after handing in all the signatures it had collected, Bay State Repeal acknowledged that its initiative wouldn’t qualify for the 2016 ballot.
“We didn’t make it,” the group’s spokesman, Steve Epstein, told Boston.com.
The group needed to submit at least 64,750 signatures of registered voters to make the ballot, and Epstein said they fell short of that mark.
That leaves only the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol standing in Massachusetts, which submitted more than 103,000 signatures on Tuesday for its