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Spoof Site Listed in Mass. Voter's Guide as Opposition to Medical Marijuana

The committee opposing a state ballot measure that would allow doctors to prescribe marijuana submitted a web address for the state voters’ guide created by the Secretary of State without registering it. Now that address is home to a spoof site declaring medical marijuana a gateway to “Twinkie addiction.”

“It’s funny and upsetting, I guess, at the same time,” said Kevin Sabet of Cambridge, a former Obama administration advisor on drug policy and a spokesman for the No on Question 3 committee.

The group sent out a press release saying proponents of medical marijuana were tampering with the democratic process through “underhanded efforts.” But, Sabet said, the committee made a mistake.

Source: Boston Globe. Read full article. (link)

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