The people of Massachusetts have spoken and we’d like to thank our patients, caregivers, advocates, and all of you who supported safe access to compassionate medicine and voted YES on Question 3.
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Voices of Support
“Medical marijuana works. Medical marijuana decreases pain, muscle spasms, nausea and vomiting. And medical marijuana is the only anti-nausea medicine that also increases appetite, which is especially helpful for cancer patients. Hopefully, in our great state, with its world-renowned schools and research laboratories, we will get the laws aligned with the science. We now know how medical marijuana works and why it works…” READ MORE »
Dr. Karen Munkacy
“Watching my son struggle with the side effects of brutal chemotherapy treatments was heart wrenching. He threw up nonstop for days on end, had no appetite, lost weight, and was becoming despondent. Eventually, he decided to try using marijuana to see if it would help. Marijuana not only relieved his nausea and gave him back his appetite, it also helped alleviate the anxiety and despair he was feeling at the time…” READ MORE »
Lorraine Kerz, Greenfield Parent of a Patient
“Medical marijuana provides relief from ALS in several ways. Primarily, it works as a muscle relaxant. This medicine calms the constant spasms in my muscles and rigidity in my joints without making me even weaker as happens with the pharmaceutical alternatives. Why shouldn’t I have access to an effective, safe, all natural drug instead of a chemically formulated drug with known health risks?…” READ MORE »
Steve Saling, Chelsea Patient
Latest from the Campaign
- May 8: Public Health Council Approves Medical Marijuana Regulations
- April 22: Patients Ask for Improvements to Draft Regulations, Praise Department of Public Health
- April 3: Towns await state regs on medical marijuana (Telegram & Gazette)
- April 3: Marijuana rules would let doctors determine patient use (The Boston Globe)
- April 3: Patients Argue for Conditions to be Allowed Under Medical Marijuana Regulations (WGBH News)
- April 3: Listening to Medical Marijuana (The Phoenix)