Massachusetts Rep. Ellen Story (D-Amherst) has introduced new legislation, House Bill 1632, that seeks to make Massachusetts the next state to legalize and regulate the adult use of marijuana. The measure has been referred to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary, but has yet to be scheduled for a hearing.

House Bill 1632 would regulate the commercial cultivation, processing, and retail sale of marijuana to adults over the age of 21 similar to alcohol. You can read the full text of this proposal here.

Please take action and let your Representatives know that you support this sensible legislation.

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