Recreational Marijuana

Recreational Marijuana Ballot Question

The Massachusetts Medical Society OPPOSES ballot question 4 because of the risk it poses to the young people and to the public health of our state.

Here's why:

Ballot Question 4: Recreational Marijuana in Massachusetts Information for Physicians

Vital Signs -- What’s at Stake: Recreational Marijuana Ballot Question


Bad for kids. Bad for health.

Review findings from clinical studies, and about negative public health effects in states after legalization of recreational marijuana in other states.

How marijuana affects health

Read about how marijuana affects the body, and how much stronger marijuana is today. 

The ballot question: A closer look

See highlights of the 24 page ballot initiative is good for the marijuana industry, but bad for public health. 

Who opposes this ballot question?

Review this list of organizations and individuals opposed to Question 4. 

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Question 4: The Devil is in the Details

RR Question 4 Details

Read about the 24-page ballot initiative, and why it’s bad for public health.

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Health Risks of Recreational Marijuana

RR 2 Health RisksEmerging clinical evidence and reports of public health impacts from other states.

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Resources on Recreational Marijuana

RR 3 ResourcesDownloadable resources for physicians and patients and links to reports and organizations with education and information about recreational marijuana.

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