t post about various efforts for statewide reform measures for the 2022 ballot, there has been great progress. Here’s an overview with the latest updates:
Here’s a breakdown of current statewide, citizen-initiated efforts so far.
The suit claimed that the initiative language was unconstitutional because it earmarked a portion of tax revenues from retail marijuana sales.
“Legalization opponents cannot succeed in the court of public opinion or at the ballot box. Thus, they are now seeking to overturn election results after the fact.”
“The AMA’s position is woefully out of step with both public opinion and scientific consensus, as well as with the opinions of the majority of physicians. It is regrettable that this organization would go on record in attempting to nullify the vote of a supermajority of Mississippi voters.”
“Whether or not one supports marijuana legalization, Americans should be outraged at these overtly undemocratic tactics.”
“This legislation will accomplish our shared goals of delivering restorative justice and ensuring that the communities most impacted by the War on Drugs see the economic benefits of the adult-use cannabis market.”
Provisions legalizing marijuana possession, use, and personal cultivation take immediate effect.