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215,000 Signatures Collected on Arizona Initiative to Legalize Cannabis, Likely to be on November Ballot

Activists in Arizona have collected over 215,000 signatures on their initiative to legalize recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older, well more than the 150,000 needed to place the measure on the November presidential election ballot. Although the number of signatures for the measure has far surpassed the 150,000 mark, the Arizona Campaign to Regulate …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis in Arizona Reaches Milestone — 200,000 Signatures

The Arizona Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol announced today that it has collected more than 200,000 signatures in support of a proposed initiative to end cannabis prohibition in the state. Although this is well passed the 150,642 required to place the measure on this November’s general election ballot, the campaign plans to continue collecting …

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Arizona: Over 150,000 Signatures Collected to Place Cannabis Legalization on November Ballot

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Arizona has announced that they’ve collected over 150,000 signatures on their initiative to legalize recreational cannabis. The group needs to collect 150,642 signatures for their measure to be officially placed on the November ballot, though they’re aiming for 230,000 to account for any invalid signatures (any duplicate …

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Arizona: Over 75,000 Signatures Collected on Initiative to Legalize Cannabis

Backers of an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in Arizona announced Thursday that their petition drive has surpassed the 75,000-signature mark, half of the 150,642 needed to place the measure on the November, 2016 general election ballot. “We’re finding that more than one out of every two registered voters we ask to sign is happy …

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Over 50,000 Signatures Collected in 10 Weeks on Initiative to Legalize Cannabis in Arizona

Arizona’s Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, a group working to place an initiative to legalize cannabis on next year’s ballot, has announced Wednesday that they’ve collected over 50,000 signatures in just 10 weeks. In order for the group to put their initiative to a vote, they must collect 150,642 signatures from registered Arizona voters by …

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New Poll Shows Majority of Arizonans Support Ending Cannabis Prohibition

A new poll conducted by the Behavior Research Center’s has found that a majority of those in Arizona support legalizing cannabis for recreational purposes. According to the Rocky Mountain Poll, 53% of Arizonans support making possession of a small amount of cannabis legal for personal use, with just 39% opposed to the idea. Support outpaced …

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Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Filed in Arizona

An initiative to legalize cannabis, titled the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, was filed today in Arizona. The proposal was filed with the Arizona Secretary of State by representatives of the Marijuana Policy Project, Safer Arizona and Arizona’s cannabis business community.  “It was a long and deliberative drafting process involving a diverse group of …

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Arizona Supreme Court Rules Medical Cannabis Allowed While on Probation

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The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday issued two rulings prohibiting courts and prosecutors from denying medical cannabis use as a term of probation, provided that the individual has a valid medical cannabis card. In one case, a man was convicted of possessing cannabis with the intent to sell, and was banned from using cannabis by …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Arizona

A group called Arizonans for Responsible Legalization has filed an initiative with the state to legalize recreational cannabis, with a goal of putting the issue to a vote next year. “Arizonans for Responsible Legalization is committed to common sense regulation of the marijuana industry and ensuring the greatest benefit to taxpayers,” says Gina Berman, an …

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Only 13% of Arizona Residents Support Cannabis Prohibition, According to New Polling

Only 13% of Arizona residents support prohibiting cannabis use for any purpose, according to a new Morrison-Cronkite Quarterly Poll, conducted by Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy. According to the poll, 45% of those surveyed support making “marijuana use legal for those 18 years of age and older,” while an additional 42% would “allow for …

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