Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Local Recreational Marijuana Regulation Options Guide (PDF)

On November 8, 2016, the citizens of Massachusetts voted in favor of Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as Question 4.The Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Initiative proposes to legalize marijuana but regulate it in ways similar to alcoholic beverages.

At the November 6, 2017 Special Town Meeting, citizens of Nantucket voted in favor of the three Warrant Articles articles related to retail and recreational marijuana:

ARTICLE 1 - (Zoning Bylaw Amendment: Retail Marijuana Moratorium)

ARTICLE 2 - (Zoning Bylaw Amendment: Retail and Medical Marijuana)

ARTICLE 3 - (Local Option Tax on Sale of Recreational Marijuana)

On October 10, 2018 the Town of Nantucket will have a Special Town Meeting to decide whether or not to prohibit or to limit recreational marijuana establishments.

View the STM 2017 Warrant (PDF).

Visit Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission page for latest news on this matter.