Nip Ban Referendum

Last October, Town Meeting passed a bylaw that prohibits “nip” sales in Plymouth similar to other towns like Falmouth, Wareham, Mashpee, Brewster, Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, Fairhaven, and New Bedford.

On Saturday, January 13th, by special referendum, you are going to be asked to vote and answer the following quesion,

“Do you support the actions of Town Meeting to ban nip bottles in Plymouth?” 

Some interesting facts:

  • The Board of Health, Open Space Committee, Plymouth Center Steering Committee, the Plymouth Area League of Women Voter’s all voted to support the ban of nips
  • During Town-wide cleanups 14,000 littered nips were picked up around Plymouth over just 4 days
  • A majority of littered nips were found alongside roads throughout Town with high concentrations near schools and liquor stores
  • Every littered nip is evidence of people drinking where they shouldn’t be in our community
  • Bills to implement deposits on nips have failed to gain any traction on Beacon Hill for over 23 years, therefore, this is a local issue that requires local action

To obtain a vote by mail ballot form, click here or vote in person here.

Yes on 1 Needs Your Financial Support

These campaigns cost money and require organizing, so we truly need help.   This will be a David vs. Goliath fight. Anything you can contribute would be greatly appreciated.  Please do so via PayPal HERE!

OR:  Checks can also be made payable to “Yes on 1 Plymouth” and mailed to:

P.O. Box 264
White Horse Beach, MA  02381

Want To Participate in Standouts?

Standouts will each be no more than 2 hours long. The visibility of supporters at key locals in Plymouth prior to January 13th will make a real impact.  You can volunteer here:  Google Form.

More information can be found in the flyer below, which can be distributed to your friends and family and on the campaign website:

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