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Issue Brief #3: MA Ballot: The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act

RSAC Issue Brief 3: MA Ballot Initiative: The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act pdf icon is the third in a series of substance use issue briefs produced by the Barnstable County Department of Human Services for the Regional Substance Abuse Council. The publication explores the ballot initiative process in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and will examine some of the specific issues presented by The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Initiative, a potential question on the 2016 ballot.

Barnstable County Regional Substance Abuse Council (RSAC) established a communication infrastructure across towns, providers, organizations, and individuals on Cape Cod to identify and address regional gaps and disparities in the substance use service provider system, maximize inter-agency collaboration and maximize funding and resource opportunities.  RSAC strives for a coordinated and comprehensive regional approach to substance use across the continuum of prevention, treatment, intervention, and recovery.