Alaska MJ Ballot Measure Meets Threshold
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 Alaska MJ Ballot Measure Meets Threshold
Posted by CN Staff on February 04, 2014 at 17:34:33 PT
By Michelle Theriault Boots
Source: Anchorage Daily News
Alaska -- A ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Alaska has reached the signature threshold necessary to put the issue to a public vote in August. By Tuesday morning, totals posted on the Alaska Division of Elections' website showed that 31,593 valid signatures of Alaska voters had been counted, with 30,000 needed. Ballot initiative backers also met a requirement to gather signatures from voters in at least 30 of 40 House districts.
The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana's proposed initiative won't officially be on the Aug. 19 ballot until Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell signs off on certification paperwork, said state elections director Gail Fenumiai. With about 5,000 signatures left to examine, that will likely happen next week, she said. If the measure passes, Alaska would become the third state in the country to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Backers modeled the ballot initiative after Colorado's successful bid to regulate pot in much the same way as alcohol. Campaign to Regulate Marijuana leaders turned in 46,000 signatures on Jan. 8, said spokesman Taylor Bickford.SnippedComplete Article: Anchorage Daily News (AK)Author: Michelle Theriault BootsPublished: February 4, 2014Copyright: 2014 The Anchorage Daily News Contact: letters Website: CannabisNews -- Cannabis Archives 
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Comment #1 posted by Universer on February 05, 2014 at 23:09:10 PT
The Grow-Free State?
Dueling bills posed in the legislative houses of Missouri - one decrim (sorta), one prohib-fixing:
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