Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana is a political committee supporting a 2020 constitutional ballot measure to legalize the medical use of marijuana. The amendment would establish the right of patients with serious health conditions to use medical cannabis as recommended by their physicians. Visit nebraskamarijuana.org.
South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws supports two statewide voter initiatives on the ballot in 2020. The first would establish a system to legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana for adults 21 and older and would require the legislature to enact laws regulating the cultivation and sale of hemp. The second would establish a medical marijuana program for patients with serious health conditions. Visit southdakotamarijuana.org.
Regulate Rhode Island is a statewide coalition of citizens and organizations working to replace the costly and ineffective policy of marijuana prohibition with a system to regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol. Visit regulaterhodeisland.org.
The Delaware Cannabis Policy Coalition is a coalition of organizations working to improve marijuana policies in Delaware, including by replacing marijuana prohibition with a system that regulates the product similarly to alcohol. Visit DelawareCannabisPolicy.org.
The Maryland Cannabis Policy Coalition is a coalition of more than two dozen organizations working to improve marijuana policies in Maryland, including by replacing marijuana prohibition with a system that regulates the product similarly to alcohol. Visit MarylandCannabisPolicy.org.
The Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana is a coalition of Vermont organizations and individuals who believe it is time to end the prohibition of marijuana in Vermont. Visit RegulateVermont.org.
The Connecticut Coalition to Regulate Marijuana is composed of organizations and individuals committed to ending the failed policy of marijuana prohibition in Connecticut. Visit regulatect.org.
Although this initiative to remove all penalties for marijuana use by adults aged 21 and older lost 44-56, it was, at the time, the all-time biggest vote for ending marijuana prohibition in the history of the country.
MPP’s Committee to Control and Regulate Marijuana won 44% of the vote for an initiative to end marijuana prohibition in Nevada in November 2006.
MPP’s campaign committee, the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, led the successful effort to pass Prop 1, which legalizes and regulates marijuana for adults 21 years of age or older in Michigan. MPP played a central role in the campaign from start to finish. From coordinating the initiative drafting to overseeing the production of TV ads, MPP staffers worked alongside an excellent campaign team for two years to make Michigan the first state in the Midwest to adopt legalization.
MPP’s campaign committee, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, led the successful effort to pass Question 1, which legalizes and regulates marijuana for adults 21 years of age or older in Maine.
Minnesotans for Compassionate Care (MCC) was a coalition of organizations, medical professionals, patients, and concerned citizens working to protect people with serious illnesses from arrest and imprisonment for using medical marijuana with their physicians’ advice. In May 2014, Gov. Mark Dayton signed legislation making Minnesota the 22nd medical marijuana state. MPP and MCC worked for several years to bring about this victory.
Michigan Coalition for Compassionate Care successfully passed a ballot initiative in Michigan in November 2008, protecting medical marijuana patients from arrest and jail.
MPP’s campaign committee, the Committee for Sensible Marijuana Policy, passed a ballot initiative to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana in Massachusetts in November 2008.
MPP’s Arizona campaign committee, the Arizona Medical Marijuana Policy Project, led the successful effort to pass a medical marijuana ballot initiative in Arizona in November 2010.
MPP aired provocative radio ads on major stations around the country, educating Americans about the need to end marijuana prohibition.
MPP’s CA Voter Education Project worked to educate voters on the value of ending marijuana prohibition and taxing and regulating marijuana for adults.
MPP played the leading role in drafting, funding, and staffing the historic 2012 Amendment 64 initiative in Colorado, which made the state the first place in history to legalize marijuana for adults and regulate it like alcohol.
MPP’s campaign committee, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska, led the successful effort to pass Ballot Measure 2, which legalizes and regulates marijuana for adults 21 years of age or older.
The “Consume Responsibly” public education campaign is spearheaded by the Marijuana Policy Project. The campaign was launched in September 2014 and has featured highly publicized billboards in Colorado and Washington, as well as print ads, online ads, and materials in retail marijuana businesses. Visit consumeresponsibly.org.
MPP led the drafting process and played an important supporting role throughout the Utah campaign to pass Proposition 2, which establishes a medical marijuana program in the state. We congratulate the Utah Patients Coalition team on this historic win that ends the heartless policy of criminalizing patients.
Oklahoma voters made their state the 30th to legalize medical marijuana in June 2018, with nearly 57% of voters supporting the compassionate measure! Question 788 establishes a comprehensive medical marijuana program for the state. To learn more, visit MPP’s Oklahoma page.
MPP’s campaign committee, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, led the successful effort to pass Question 4, which legalizes and regulates marijuana for adults 21 years of age or older in Massachusetts.
MPP's campaign committee, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, led the successful effort to pass Question 2, which legalizes and regulates marijuana for adults 21 years of age or older in Nevada.