Enough Signatures Collected to Put Oregon Cannabis Legalization Initiative to a Vote this November

New Approach Oregon has collected enough signatures to put their cannabis legalization initiative to a vote this November, though they’ll continuenao to collect signatures through to their July deadline in order to guarantee that enough of the signatures are valid.

In total, New Approach has collected over 100,000 signatures for their initiative, spokesman Anthony Johnson tells us. They’re required to submit approximately 87,000 valid signatures by early July to put their measure to a vote this November.

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Initiative to End Cannabis Prohibition Announced in Oregon

New Approach Oregon – in collaboration with the Drug Police Allianceannounced today that they’re drafting an initiative to end cannabis prohibition in Oregon, with the aim of putting the proposal to a vote in 2014.weedcrystal

“Our coalition is moving forward with a legalization measure to end cannabis prohibition in Oregon in the 2014 election”, said Anthony Johnson, Director of New Approach Oregon, which helped to introduce the legalization measure House Bill 3371 this year, which passed out of its initial committee in April, though eventually stalled.

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