Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol lodges complaint against Walpole Police Chief John Carmichael, Jr.

BOSTON – The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol on Thursday accused Walpole Police Chief John Carmichael, Jr., of violating state campaign rules by appearing at anti-marijuana legalization event in full uniform during working hours.

The campaign, headed by former Massachusetts assistant attorney general Will Luzier, is seeking to legalize marijuana for recreational use and a question is on track to appear on the November 2016 ballot.

“Carmichael appeared and was the featured speaker at a press conference organized, publicized and staffed by the Committee for a Safe and Healthy Massachusetts, a campaign committee organized to oppose a ballot question,” Luzier wrote in a letter to the state Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF), a watchdog agency.

“Carmichael appeared in uniform and, on information and belief, arrived at the event in a police vehicle,” Luzier alleged.

The Safe and Healthy Massachusetts Campaign hit back through a spokesman.

“The Marijuana Industry has spent this

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