Over 50,000 Signatures Collected on Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis in Arkansas

arkansas-medical-marijuana-thcfinderThe nonprofit activist group Arkansans for Compassionate Care has announced that they’ve collected over 50,000 signatures on their initiative to legalize medical cannabis, putting them well on track to collect the 67,887 needed to place the measure on the 2016 general election ballot.

If the group is successful in placing the initiative on the ballot, and voters pass it into law, it will be legal for those with a recommendation from a physician to possess and use cannabis for medical purposes, while being authorized to purchase it from licensed dispensaries. Those who live over 20 miles from a dispensary will be allowed to cultivate up to five plants.

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