After recently being certified by the attorney general’s office, two measures aimed at benefiting massachusetts workers may be headed for the ballot in 2018 but activists pushing the $15 minimum wage and guaranteed paid family leave hope the questions don’t make it to voters, and that the state. Saginaw, mi — three mid-michigan communities are among a dozen where which marijuana activists hope to bring ballot initiatives to decriminalize or legalize possession of the drug the cities of. Getting measures on the ballot north carolina does not allow any form of citizen-initiated ballot measures, so all ballot measures must be referred by the legislaturein order for the legislature to put a proposed amendment on the ballot, it must be approved by a 60 percent majority of both the legislative chambers.
With the three ballot questions wrapped in the grand bargain now off the november ballot, voters will be left to decide questions imposing nurse staffing mandates at hospitals and rolling back the. A group pushing for marijuana legalization votes in three maine communities this fall submitted a new petition in york wednesday, the second petition presented to that town in two months. Activists are gathering signatures for a 2018 ballot initiative to approve comprehensive medical marijuana legalization organizers need 113,000 signatures by april 2018 to get it on the ballot in.
The $600 million question walter hickey / bi last november, the citizens of colorado voted for amendment 64, which legalized marijuana however, that was only the beginning. Residents of oklahoma and tennesee have a renewed hope because these two states are slowly moving toward medical marijuana but activists who succeeded in putting question 788 on the ballot. Many citizens have called + written the gov's office asking when i will set a date for putting sq 788 (medical marijuana) on the ballot this sq can be put on either the june primary election or the nov general election of 2018. After decades campaigning to change the state’s drug laws, pillsbury is all but certain massachusetts voters are ready to make a historic decision in november 2016, when a ballot question will potentially ask them to legalize recreational marijuana sales, joining colorado and a handful of other states where voters have approved similar laws. Gov peter shumlin (d), who outlined his support for legalizing and regulating marijuana sales in his state of the state speech in january, praised the latest development, even if the bill as amended doesn’t go as far as he wants.
The question for us is how do we deal with that failure vermont can take a smarter approach that regulates marijuana in a thoughtful way, and this bill provides a framework for us to do that” download your first issue free. More ballot issues are in the works, state lawmakers have vowed to act on medical marijuana, and activists across the state are working on local ballot measures that would allow people to possess. An activist group attempting to put a state question legalizing recreational marijuana on the ballot reported sunday that it needed about 6,000 more signatures to achieve that goal.
The state of florida passing a bill legalizing the recreational use of marijuana is fake news there is no truth to a report that marijuana is now legal in florida thanks to new legislation allowing the use of the weed by smokers. Activists hope to get a recreational marijuana bill on the 2016 ballot the measure proposes legalizing marijuana for anyone 18 and older, so if it’s accepted arizona would be the first state to. In what could be considered a floor vote in some activists eyes, the wisconsin medical marijuana act, legislatively known as assembly bill 75 was defeated in a 34 to 59 party line vote the vote to suspend rules to withdraw and take up came in the late hours on thursday february 22, of what could have been the final assembly session of the 2017 regular session / legislative cycle.
An activist group that has sought to get a constitutional state question regarding recreational marijuana placed on the november ballot appears to have scored a major victory in that push. Medical marijuana advocates gathered recently on the state house steps for a vigil to remember patients who died before they could gain safe and legal access to medical cannabis, with advocates describing them as victims of the state’s slow implementation of its medical marijuana program. Marijuana referendum questions go to voters nov 6 in 16 wisconsin counties, two cities referendum questions on the nov 6 ballot in 16 counties and two cities will ask voters for their opinion on.