The highest court in Massachusetts is rewriting the wording of a ballot question that seeks to legalize recreational marijuana, announcing the change in a ruling issued Wednesday morning.

The same day proponents for marijuana legalization submitted signatures to put the measure on the ballot, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said that the ballot language was misleading and needed to be changed.

The ruling addresses two separate lawsuits —59 voters who filed a suit along with Josephine Hensley, and another 63 voters that filed a suit along with Matthew John Allen — challenging the legality and wording of the ballot

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Jessica Bartlett ~ Boston Business Journal ~

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