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  1. Ron Strider

    MI: Marijuana Legalization Backers Nearing Petition Drive Goal

    Backers of a ballot question to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan are approaching a milestone. Organizers say hundreds of petition circulators have been busy during the Labor Day holiday weekend collecting signatures. Josh Hovey is the spokesman for the Coalition to Regulate...
  2. Ron Strider

    KS: Marijuana Petition Hits Roadblock

    A petition to introduce an ordinance that would reduce penalties for having small amounts of pot in Wichita has hit a road block. The Sedgwick County Elections Office declared the marijuana reform initiative petition as insufficient stating that 2,851 signatures were disqualified for various...
  3. Ron Strider

    Michigan Drive To Legalize Marijuana Has 100,000 Petition Signatures So Far

    Organizers of a Michigan petition drive to legalize recreational use of marijuana say they're ahead of schedule to get the required number of signatures by the Nov. 22 deadline. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has collected more than 100,000 signatures in less than seven weeks...
  4. Ron Strider

    Pot Legalization Petitions Face Opposition In Michigan

    A coalition seeking to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan got the green light Thursday to circulate petitions and plans to begin collecting signatures immediately in hopes of making the 2018 ballot, a spokesman said. The Board of State Canvassers unanimously approved the form of...
  5. Rifleman

    Petition To De-Schedule Cannabis

    A link from NORML petitioning the White House to de-schedule cannabis. We need 100,000 signatures. Help us out 420 Family. :Namaste: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/de-schedule-cannabis-free-plant
  6. K

    Orrick, Representing Marijuana Advocate, Challenges DEA Statements About Pot

    A national nonprofit advocacy group supporting legal access to medical marijuana has petitioned the U.S. Justice Department to require drug enforcers to correct allegedly false and misleading information about cannabis use on its website. Americans for Safe Access, represented pro bono by...
  7. K

    WI: Oshkosh Marijuana Petitioners - We're Not Done

    Oshkosh - Supporters of a petition to lower the penalties for marijuana possession say they will continue their efforts. Tensions rose during Tuesday's Oshkosh Common Council meeting before the council formally accepted a petition but did not take any action. Councilor Caroline Panske moved...
  8. K

    NZ: Momentum Growing For Legalising Medicinal Cannabis, Advocate Says

    The mother of the first person to get approval to use medicinal cannabis in New Zealand has made an emotional plea to Parliament to make it easier for others to get access to the drug legally. Rose Renton, from Nelson, presented a 17,000-signature petition to Labour MP Damien O'Connor on...
  9. K

    NZ: Momentum Growing For Legalising Medicinal Cannabis, Advocate Says

    The mother of the first person to get approval to use medicinal cannabis in New Zealand has made an emotional plea to Parliament to make it easier for others to get access to the drug legally. Rose Renton, from Nelson, presented a 17,000-signature petition to Labour MP Damien O'Connor on...
  10. K

    Idaho Pot Activists Launch New Campaign For Medical Marijuana

    A new initiative petition seeking to reform Idaho's stringent marijuana laws has hit the streets. Earlier this month, the Idaho Secretary of State's Office approved a petition that, if passed into law, would create a medical marijuana program in the Gem State. Current Idaho law takes a...
  11. K

    Idaho Pot Activists Launch New Campaign For Medical Marijuana

    A new initiative petition seeking to reform Idaho's stringent marijuana laws has hit the streets. Earlier this month, the Idaho Secretary of State's Office approved a petition that, if passed into law, would create a medical marijuana program in the Gem State. Current Idaho law takes a...
  12. K

    NE: Marijuana Groups Already Petitioning For 2018 Ballot

    Advocates of marijuana legalization aren't waiting for the autumn leaves to dry. With 54 days left until this November's election, a group pushing to eliminate Nebraska's penalties for those caught with small amounts of pot has already begun gathering signatures to put the issue before voters...
  13. K

    FL: Petition To Stop Publix From Fighting Medical Marijuana Has 41K Signatures

    Thousands of people are pushing back against Carol Jenkins Barnett, daughter of Publix supermarket founder George Jenkins, who donated $800,000 to Drug Free Florida in hopes of defeating the November medical marijuana vote. A citizen-led petition on Change.org, aimed at stopping the heiress...
  14. K

    FL: Petition To Stop Publix From Fighting Medical Marijuana Has 41K Signatures

    Thousands of people are pushing back against Carol Jenkins Barnett, daughter of Publix supermarket founder George Jenkins, who donated $800,000 to Drug Free Florida in hopes of defeating the November medical marijuana vote. A citizen-led petition on Change.org, aimed at stopping the heiress...
  15. K

    OH: Athens Pot Ordinance Goes Up In Smoke

    An initiative petition seeking to put decriminalization of marijuana on the ballot in Athens lacked enough valid signatures, according to election officials, but there appears to be a bigger problem - a deadline for getting it on the ballot has passed. The petition needed 319 valid signatures...
  16. K

    OK: Less Than 72 Hours Left To Sign Petition Putting Medical Marijuana On Ballot

    How far would you go to help a loved one in your life? That is the question being asked by members of Oklahomans for Health. For someone who is suffering from the pain of lupus, or for someone who is dying from cancer, members of Oklahomans for Health say to get medical marijuana...
  17. K

    OK: Less Than 72 Hours Left To Sign Petition Putting Medical Marijuana On Ballot

    How far would you go to help a loved one in your life? That is the question being asked by members of Oklahomans for Health. For someone who is suffering from the pain of lupus, or for someone who is dying from cancer, members of Oklahomans for Health say to get medical marijuana...
  18. K

    AK: Marijuana Ban Petition Won't Be On October Ballot

    A citizen initiative seeking to ask voters whether commercial marijuana is legal in the Kenai Peninsula Borough outside the cities is a no-go. The borough clerk's office finished verifying the signatures Friday and found the petition came up short. The petitioners were 62 signatures shy of...
  19. K

    EU: Estonian Greens Collecting Signatures In Support Of Medical Cannabis

    The Estonian Green Party has started gathering signatures for a petition for easier access to medical cannabis in Estonia. "Results of a survey carried out already more than a year ago show that 67 per cent of Estonian residents support regulating cannabis similarly to tobacco, alcohol, and...
  20. K

    EU: Estonian Greens Collecting Signatures In Support Of Medical Cannabis

    The Estonian Green Party has started gathering signatures for a petition for easier access to medical cannabis in Estonia. "Results of a survey carried out already more than a year ago show that 67 per cent of Estonian residents support regulating cannabis similarly to tobacco, alcohol, and...