Voters in several states are anticipated to decide on marijuana-related ballot measures in November. Here is an update of where those efforts currently stand.
This week’s update highlights legislative advancements in several states, including Kentucky, Virginia, Vermont, Tennessee, and Kansas.
This week’s update highlights important legislative advancements in New Hampshire and Minnesota, focuses on several upcoming hearings, and provides updates on several other important bills moving forward across the country as well as an update on Nebraska and Arkansas’ ballot initiative efforts.
Here is NORML’s weekly update on state legislative activity in Maryland, Vermont, Utah, South Dakota, Alabama, Ohio, Washington, Nebraska, Colorado, Maine, Hawaii, California, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming, New Hampshire, and Arizona.
Update: Ballot Initiative and Referendum Efforts. View a map of signing locations. Learn about volunteer opportunities.
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.
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.
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.