Court Rules Arkansas Will Decide on Medical Marijuana This November

By: Thursday September 27, 2012 1:22 pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that Issue 5, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act, will appear on the ballot this November. The voters of Arkansas will have the opportunity to become the only Southern state with a medical marijuana system.

Earlier this year Arkansans for Compassionate Care managed to gather enough signatures to qualify their measure, but the Coalition to Preserve Arkansas Values filed a lawsuit to keep it off the ballot based on arguments that the initiative’s name and title were misleading.

 

Medical Marijuana Officially Qualifies for the Ballot in Arkansas

By: Thursday August 23, 2012 4:20 pm

It is official, this November the voters of Arkansas will have the opportunity to approve medical marijuana in their state. Yesterday the Arkansas Secretary of State certified that the Arkansans for Compassionate Care submitted at least 69,000 valid signatures for the ballot initiative, which is more than the 62,507 minimum requirement.

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