Utah Medical Marijuana Proposal On the Verge of Qualifying for November's Ballot

Utah Medical Marijuana Proposal On the Verge of Qualifying for November's Ballot

The initiative to legalize medical marijuana is within 1,000 signatures of qualifying for November's ballot.

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April 9, 2018

The initiative to legalize medical marijuana is within 1,000 signatures of qualifying for November's ballot.

According to the most recent numbers from the Utah Elections office, organizers for the Utah Medical Cannabis Act have more than 133,000 verified signatures, which is more than the 113,000 needed to get on the ballot. Organizers have turned in a total of 172,000 signatures, but nearly 40,000 have been determined to be invalid.

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However, organizers must also get signatures equal to 10 percent of the last presidential vote in 26 of Utah's 29 Senate districts.

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