The Nebraska Supreme Court issued an opinion this afternoon finding that the initiative’s language violated the state’s single subject rule requirement.
Nebraska voters will decide this November on a statewide ballot measure seeking to legalize and regulate medical marijuana access in the state.
Montana voters will decide this November on two complimentary ballot measures seeking to legalize marijuana for adults in the state.
The Act permits those age 21 or older to possess up to one ounce of cannabis and directs revenue from retail cannabis sales to fund various public education and safety programs.
In a July 20 e-mail update, proponents New Approach Montana posted: “The campaign to legalize marijuana … has cleared the signature hurdles to see its two initiatives on the ballot in Montana’s general election.”
Activists gathered at the state capitol in Lincoln to turn in over 182,000 signatures from registered voters in an effort to qualify a medical cannabis legalization measure for the 2020 ballot.
Activists have been working for months registering new voters, collecting signatures, and educating the public, in hopes of giving voters in their state the opportunity to make their voices heard and cast their vote for marijuana. But social distancing guidelines have made this work virtually impossible. Here is an overview of key 2020 ballot initiative efforts and where they stand now.
With Nebraska state lawmakers unwilling to take legislative action to end marijuana prohibition, a new coalition is prepared to put the issue before voters in 2020.