Should Mass. Legalize Recreational Marijuana? This is Part 4 of our special four-week Election Ballot Debate Series, hosted with the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston and The Boston Globe. This week we debate question 4. --Meet Our Debaters-- Jim Borghesani, communications director for "Yes on 4," president of Primepoint Strategic Media. Jason Lewis, state senator, co-chair of the Legislature’s Public Health Committee and chair of the Special Senate Committee on Marijuana; Steering Committee member of the "No on 4" Campaign.
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For animal rights activists and their supporters, this question rides the wave of an expanding “cage-free” movement. But opponents are concerned that the question's passing would create unintended consequences. Radio Boston hosts a debate with The Boston Globe and the University of Massachusetts Boston - McCormack School of Policy Studies. This is part of a four-week Election Ballot Debate Series. Listen to our last debate on Question 2, which would allow the approval up to 12 charter schools each year: http://wbur.fm/2cNSIxf And tune in next week when we'll debate Question 1, which would allow for an additional slots parlor --Meet Our Debaters-- Paul Shapiro is the vice president of farm animal protection for the The Humane Society of the United States. He's representing YES! on 3 (Citizens for Farm Animal Protection), which put forward the ballot question. Bill Bell is the general manager of the New England Brown Egg Council. No formal ballot committee has been formed in opposition to Question 3, but the council drafted the main opposition argument for the Secretary of State's Voter Guide.
In the first part our special four-week Election Ballot Debate Series, we debate ballot question 2: Should Massachusetts lift the cap on charter schools? Join us again next week when we discuss question 3 which would regulate the treatment of farm animals. More info: http://wbur.fm/2coEKkt --Meet our debaters-- Marty Walz is a former state representative and former chair of the Legislature’s Education Committee. She authored the 2010 education reform law. She’s representing Great Schools Massachusetts, which proposed the ballot initiative to increase the cap on charter schools. Tito Jackson is a Boston city councilor. He’s representing Save Our Public Schools, which opposes the ballot question.