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North Dakota Initiative to Legalize Marijuana Approved for Circulation by Secretary of State

North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Friday approved for circulation an initiative to legalize marijuana for everyone 21 and older. Proponents of the initiative must now collect around 13,500 signatures from registered North Dakota voters in order to put it to a vote of the people during the November, 2018 general election. The …

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These Four States Will Be Voting on Medical Marijuana in November

By Phillip Smith, Alternet.org It’s been 20 years since California punched through pot prohibition and became the first state to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes. Now, 23 states have medical marijuana laws, and more than a dozen more have taken the half-step of legalizing the medicinal use of cannabidiol (CBD) only—not raw marijuana. While some …

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North Dakota: Medical Marijuana Measure Certified For November Ballot

By NORML Voters will decide this November on a statewide ballot measure to regulate the use and dispensing of cannabis for therapeutic purposes. The Secretary of State’s office has confirmed that initiative proponents, North Dakota Compassionate Care, submitted a sufficient number of signatures from registered voters to qualify the measure for the November ballot.

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Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis Officially Place on November Ballot in North Dakota

North Dakota’s secretary of state has announced that the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act of 2016 has officially been placed on the November 8th general election ballot after it was confirmed that at least 13,500 valid signatures were submitted by proponents of the measure. If the initiative is passed into law, the possession and use …

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North Dakota: Enough Signatures Collected to Put Medical Cannabis Legalization to a Vote

Advocates of the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act 2016 have collected more than enough signatures to put their measure to a vote of the people this November; they plan to submit the signatures to the Secretary of State this morning. Under the proposed law, the possession and use of medical cannabis will be legal for …

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North Dakota Committee Votes 11 to 2 to Legalize Hemp

The North Dakota House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee has voted 11 to 2 to give approval to House Bill 1054, to legalize industrial hemp. The proposed law, which now moves towards a full House vote, is sponsored by Representative Mike Verchio (R-Hill City) with a bipartisan coalition of 39 cosponsors. If passed into law, …

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Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis Approved by North Dakota’s Secretary of State

An initiative to legalize medical cannabis has been given approval by North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger, giving advocates the go-ahead to begin collecting signatures in an attempt to place it on next year’s general election ballot. The proposal, put forth by the North Dakota Committee for Medical Marijuana, would legalize the possession of …

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New Study Examines Cannabis Prices Throughout the United States

A new study conducted at the University of Georgia paints a clear picture of how cannabis prices vary throughout the United States. For the study, researcher Mingshu Wang used the website Price of Weed, examining nearly 300,000 entries of cannabis prices through the contiguous United States. He found that cannabis prices were cheapest in Oregon, …

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Hemp Now Legal in North Dakota

Industrial hemp is now legal in North Dakota, due to House Bill 1436 becoming law on Friday, August 1st. House Bill 1436, which was approved by the Senate with a 46 to 1 vote, and by the House of Representatives with an 87 to 5 vote, was signed into law by Governor Jack Dalrymple in …

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North Dakota Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple signed into law Friday House Bill 1436, a proposal to legalize the production and cultivation of industrial hemp. The proposal, which passed the state’s Senate with a 46 to 1 vote, and was approved by the House of Representatives with an 87 to 5 vote, will legalize the production and …

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