Data

General Issues
Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice & Corrections
Health
Business
Specific Topics
Drug Testing & Regulation
Regulatory Policy
Drug Coverage & Cost
Location
Watertown
Massachusetts
United States
Scope of Influence
Regional
Links
CIR statement on Question 4
Massachusetts' Question 4 (2016)
Start Date
End Date
Ongoing
No
Time Limited or Repeated?
A single, defined period of time
Purpose/Goal
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Research
Approach
Research
Citizenship building
Spectrum of Public Participation
Inform
Total Number of Participants
20
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
Recruitment Method for Limited Subset of Population
stratified
General Types of Methods
Deliberative and dialogic process
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Inform, educate and/or raise awareness
Propose and/or develop policies, ideas, and recommendations
Facilitate dialogue, discussion, and/or deliberation
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Citizens' Initiative Review
Initiative Process
Deliberation
Q&A Session
Sortition
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
Yes
Facilitator Training
Professional Facilitators
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Face-to-Face
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation
Ask & Answer Questions
Information & Learning Resources
Expert Presentations
Written Briefing Materials
Decision Methods
Voting
If Voting
Majoritarian Voting
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
Public Report
Type of Organizer/Manager
Non-Governmental Organization
Type of Funder
Non-Governmental Organization
Staff
Yes
Volunteers
No
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in people’s knowledge, attitudes, and behavior
Implementers of Change
Lay Public

CASE

Massachusetts Citizens' Initiative Review (CIR) on Question 4: Marijuana Legalization Initiative

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General Issues
Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice & Corrections
Health
Business
Specific Topics
Drug Testing & Regulation
Regulatory Policy
Drug Coverage & Cost
Location
Watertown
Massachusetts
United States
Scope of Influence
Regional
Links
CIR statement on Question 4
Massachusetts' Question 4 (2016)
Start Date
End Date
Ongoing
No
Time Limited or Repeated?
A single, defined period of time
Purpose/Goal
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Research
Approach
Research
Citizenship building
Spectrum of Public Participation
Inform
Total Number of Participants
20
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
Recruitment Method for Limited Subset of Population
stratified
General Types of Methods
Deliberative and dialogic process
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Inform, educate and/or raise awareness
Propose and/or develop policies, ideas, and recommendations
Facilitate dialogue, discussion, and/or deliberation
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Citizens' Initiative Review
Initiative Process
Deliberation
Q&A Session
Sortition
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
Yes
Facilitator Training
Professional Facilitators
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Face-to-Face
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation
Ask & Answer Questions
Information & Learning Resources
Expert Presentations
Written Briefing Materials
Decision Methods
Voting
If Voting
Majoritarian Voting
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
Public Report
Type of Organizer/Manager
Non-Governmental Organization
Type of Funder
Non-Governmental Organization
Staff
Yes
Volunteers
No
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in people’s knowledge, attitudes, and behavior
Implementers of Change
Lay Public
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20 citizens of Massachusetts deliberated on Question 4 which was the marijuana legalization initiative aimed to legalize marijuana but to regulate it just as they do with alcoholic beverages. 12 panelists voted for the measure. Question 4 passed the vote with 53% in favor.


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Problems and Purpose

Background History and Context

Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities

Participant Recruitment and Selection

Methods and Tools Used

What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

Analysis and Lessons Learned

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