Tag: ballot measures

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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Medical Marijuana Referendum Supporters Mobilize

Medical Marijuana Referendum Supporters Mobilize

Even though Election Day is more than six months away, Ben Pollara, a veteran of Florida political campaigns and manger for the pro-marijuana referendum group, said there...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Maryland becomes the 21st medical marijuana state. Meanwhile, those CBD medical marijuana bills continue to move. And more. Let’s get...
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Florida Democrats Add Medical Marijuana to the Ballot to Boost Voter Turnout for the Midterm Election

Florida Democrats Add Medical Marijuana to the Ballot to Boost Voter Turnout for the Midterm Election

Florida Democrats are pushing for a constitutional amendment that would put medical marijuana on the state’s ballot this November. If the initiative passes, Florida would become the first...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Oklahomans for Health Files Ballot Initiative for Medical Marijuana

Oklahomans for Health Files Ballot Initiative for Medical Marijuana

Today, Oklahomans for Health submitted an application for petition with Oklahoma Secretary of State, Chris Benge, which proposes to add a question to the November ballot asking whether or...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Medical Marijuana Could Be Good for Business in Florida

Medical Marijuana Could Be Good for Business in Florida

With the question of legalizing medical marijuana heading to Florida voters on the Nov. 4 ballot, entrepreneurs are popping up in an effort to get in on...
By: NY Farmer
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March 27, 2014
03/27/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.26)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.26)

Whew! Busy, busy, busy at the statehouse, with both traditional medical marijuana bills and newfangled CBD medical marijuana bills getting lots of attention. And more. Let’s get...
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March 26, 2014
03/26/2014
Poll: Marijuana Ballot Measures Likely to Increase Overall Voter Turnout

Poll: Marijuana Ballot Measures Likely to Increase Overall Voter Turnout

Marijuana-related initiatives are likely to increase voter turnout, according to polling data released by George Washington University. Nearly four out of ten participants in the nationwide survey said that...
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March 18, 2014
03/18/2014
California Legalization Is Coming, But What Path Will It Take?

California Legalization Is Coming, But What Path Will It Take?

The Leaf Online asks, with four marijuana legalization initiatives vying for the California ballot, one thing is clear: All four reforms are better than the state’s current prohibition. The...
By: NY Farmer
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March 12, 2014
03/12/2014
DC Marijuana Legalization Initiative Approved for Signature-Gathering

DC Marijuana Legalization Initiative Approved for Signature-Gathering

The District of Columbia Board of Elections announced this morning that it had approved a marijuana legalization initiative for signature-gathering. That means voters in the nation’s capital could vote to free...
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March 11, 2014
03/11/2014
Spending Minimal So Far for August Alaska Marijuana Initiative

Spending Minimal So Far for August Alaska Marijuana Initiative

The upcoming August 19 ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana under Alaska state law has seen little early campaign spending by advocates and none by opponents. The...
By: Moirai
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February 21, 2014
02/21/2014
Top Lawyer’s Opinion Threatens DC Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Top Lawyer’s Opinion Threatens DC Marijuana Legalization Initiative

The District of Columbia’s attorney general, Irvin Nathan, has issued an opinion saying that the proposed DC marijuana legalization initiative should not go before the voters because it violates...
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February 14, 2014
02/14/2014
Alaska: Measure Seeking to Legalize Marijuana Qualifies for 2014 Ballot

Alaska: Measure Seeking to Legalize Marijuana Qualifies for 2014 Ballot

State election officials have confirmed that a proposed initiative to regulate the production and retail sale of cannabis to adults has obtained the necessary number of signatures from registered...
By: NORML
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January 10, 2014
01/10/2014
Alaska Closer to Becoming 3rd State to Legalize Marijuana

Alaska Closer to Becoming 3rd State to Legalize Marijuana

CNN reports Alaska’s Campaign to Regulate Marijuana submitted 45,000 signatures in support of a measure to legalize marijuana.
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December 2, 2013
12/02/2013
Next Stop in Florida’s Medical Marijuana Debate: Courthouse

Next Stop in Florida’s Medical Marijuana Debate: Courthouse

This Thursday, Florida’s medical marijuana debate heads to the Supreme Court, for consideration of a 2014 ballot measure.
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October 29, 2013
10/29/2013
Florida Supreme Court to Hear Marijuana Initiative Arguments

Florida Supreme Court to Hear Marijuana Initiative Arguments

On December 5th, the Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments for the medical marijuana initiative that could put an amendment on next year’s ballot.
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October 24, 2013
10/24/2013
Morgan Spending Big for Florida Medical Marijuana Measure

Morgan Spending Big for Florida Medical Marijuana Measure

Orlando attorney John Morgan and his firm have contributed $400,000 so far to help put a Florida medical marijuana measure on the 2014 ballot.
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August 12, 2013
08/12/2013
Arkansas Medical Marijuana Initiatives Aim at 2014

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Initiatives Aim at 2014

Two separate medical marijuana initiative campaigns aimed at the November 2014 ballot are underway in Arkansas. A similar effort to legalize medical marijuana failed in 2012, but...
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August 2, 2013
08/02/2013
Ohio Initiative Campaign for Medical Marijuana is Underway

Ohio Initiative Campaign for Medical Marijuana is Underway

Medical marijuana backers in the Buckeye State hope the third time is the charm. After twice failing to move initiative efforts in the past couple of years,...
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July 3, 2013
07/03/2013
Arkansas AG Rejects Medical Marijuana Proposal, Again

Arkansas AG Rejects Medical Marijuana Proposal, Again

For the fifth time, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected a medical marijuana proposal that would put the issue on the ballot. McDaniel says the language is...
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June 18, 2013
06/18/2013
2014 Marijuana Legalization Initiatives Gear Up in Three States

2014 Marijuana Legalization Initiatives Gear Up in Three States

The race to be the next state to legalize marijuana at the ballot box is on. Activists in three states — Alaska, Arizona, and Oregon — have...
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