Enough Signatures Submitted to Put Legalization to a Vote in Saginaw and Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Activists submitted approximately 3,800 signatures today to put an initiative to legalize cannabis to a vote this November in Saginawsaginawgrossepointe, Michigan, nearly twice the required amount of 2,000. Also today, proponents of a similar initiative submitted roughly 600 signatures to put their proposal to a vote in Grosse Point, Michigan, over 100 more than the required 493.

“We hope it deals a death blow to the prohibition of cannabis,” says Cary Justice, who led┬áthe initiative┬ádrive in Saginaw.

Once enough of the signatures are verified to be valid (from registered Saginaw and Grosse Point voters), the proposals will be officially placed on the November 5th ballot. If approved in law by voters, the initiatives would legalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis.

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