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Tagged With: Initiative

Michigan: Voter Support Grows For Proposed Adult Use Initiative

More than six in ten Michigan voters endorse a proposed statewide ballot initiative legalizing the adult use and sale of cannabis. According to polling data compiled by the EPIC-MRA polling research firm and commissioned by Michigan NORML, 61 percent of voters say that they would vote yes on the measure “if the election were held … Continue reading »

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Missouri: Medical Marijuana Initiative Effort Reaches Signature Milestone

Proponents of a Missouri voter initiative effort to legalize and regulate the therapeutic use and distribution of cannabis statewide have surpassed over 200,000 signatures. Advocates must collect a total of 160,000 qualified signatures in six of Missouri’s eight congressional districts by May 6, 2018 in order to qualify the measure for the 2018 electoral ballot. … Continue reading »

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NORML Endorses SQ 788: Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Access Initiative

Oklahoma City: The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is proud to endorse Oklahoma’s State Question 788 — a statewide ballot measure that provides patients regulated access to medical cannabis. SQ 788 is a patient-centric plan that empowers physicians to use their discretion when determining their patient’s ideal health care plan. Oklahomans … Continue reading »

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Oklahoma: Voters To Decide In June On Sweeping Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative

Oklahoma voters will decide this June on State Question 788 — a statewide ballot measure legalizing the use, cultivation, and distribution of medical cannabis to qualified patients. Oklahomans will vote on the issue on June 26 during the primary election. Republican Mary Fallin set the date via an executive proclamation, issued yesterday. State Question 788 … Continue reading »

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Kansas City: Pass the Initiative to Decriminalize Marijuana

A decriminalization initiative being pushed by the Kansas City chapter of NORML hit an unexpected road block this past Wednesday after members of the Neighborhood and Public Safety Committee notified the group’s executive director, Jamie Kacz that they would be seeking more information from the Department of Health and municipal Drug Court; a move that … Continue reading »

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Voters Approve Montana Medical Marijuana Initiative

According to polling information, voters in Montana will approve Initiative 182, the Montana Medical Marijuana Initiative. The Associated Press currently has the measure leading 56 percent to 44 percent. “This decision restores the rights of patients and providers,” said NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano. “Voters were clear in 2004 when they initially enacted the state’s … Continue reading »

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National NORML Board of Directors Endorses Denver Social Use Ballot Initiative 300

Meeting at our board meeting in Boston this past Friday, held in conjunction with the Boston Freedom Rally, the national NORML board of Directors endorsed Denver Social Use Initiative 300, the Neighborhood-Supported Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program. Under current law, marijuana can be legally smoked only in a private home, or in one of only a … Continue reading »

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Poll: Record Percentage Of Californians Backing Adult Use Initiative

More than seven in ten Californians say that they favor voting ‘yes’ on Proposition 64: the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, according to polling data compiled by the CALSPEAKS Opinion Research Center at Sacramento State. Seventy-one percent of respondents say that they are leaning toward voting in favor of the statewide initiative. Public support is … Continue reading »

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Proponents of Marijuana Club Initiative Exceed Expectations

Jordan Person, executive director of the Denver Chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) submitted roughly 8,000 signatures this week to Denver’s Election Division with the hope of qualifying the Responsible Use Initiative for this November’s ballot. Relying on the hard work and dedication of more than twenty grassroots activists, … Continue reading »

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