ACLU challenged Commonwealth's interpretation that sharing small amounts of marijuana, which voters made non-criminal in 2008, could still be considered a crime.
ACLU of Massachusetts welcomes response to town's move blocking access to use of medical marijuana approved by voters last November.
Commonwealth's investigations of noncriminal amounts of marijuana circumvent the will of the majority of Massachusetts voters.
Attorney General's office today asked Governor Patrick to appoint an independent investigator to help ensure public confidence in the state's criminal justice system.
In dealing with state drug lab scandal, Massachusetts should not emulate DOJ resistance to relief for wrongfully sentenced inmates.