For Immediate Release - September 17, 2008

September 17, 2008 Press Conference

Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe
Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter
Sheriff James M. Cummings
Scott Lang, Mayor of New Bedford
Robert Correia, Mayor of Fall River
Charles Crowley, Mayor of Taunton
Marc Santos, Bristol County Clerk of Courts
Law Enforcement from cities & towns of Cape & Islands and Bristol County
Local business leaders

WHERE: Outside New Bedford Superior Court, 441 County Street, New Bedford

WHEN: Thursday, September 18, 2008 11:00 a.m.

WHY: To display a broad coalition of local officials who are opposed to Massachusetts Ballot Question 2 which calls for the decriminalization of less than an ounce of marijuana, and to discuss the numerous reasons for opposition to this ballot initiative.

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