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election 2018

Bipartisan Proposal Would Put Cannabis Legalization on Arizona Ballot

Voters would have another chance to weigh in on legalizing marijuana in Arizona under a proposal in the state House.

Nebraska Proposal Would Put Medical Marijuana on 2018 Ballot

A Nebraska state senator is proposing a ballot measure that would give Nebraska voters the chance to legalize medical marijuana in November.

North Dakota Cannabis Legalization Petition OK’d for Circulation

The petition seeks to make it legal to grow, possess, use and distribute marijuana for people 21 and older. It also seeks to seal the records of those convicted of certain cannabis crimes.

Illinois: Cook County Voters to See Marijuana on March Ballot

County commissioners voted unanimously to put the advisory referendum on the ballot. It could help state lawmakers decide whether to push state legislation.

Oklahoma Governor Plans to Set Medical Marijuana Ballot Date

Gov. Mary Fallin says voters will be asked to decide the issue during the primary election in June or the November general election.

Supporters Turn in Petition to Legalize Cannabis in North Dakota

Proponents would need to gather and submit at least 13,452 valid signatures to get a proposed measure on the 2018 ballot.

Michigan Vote on Cannabis Legalization Is Likely in 2018

Adults 21 and older could possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis and grow up to 12 plants at home. A 10% tax would be assessed.

Michigan Legalization Measure Poised to Qualify for 2018 Ballot

The initiative would legalize cannabis for adults 21 and over and would also greenlight industrial hemp under state and local law.

Wisconsin Governor Candidate Favors Legalizing Cannabis

There have been small signs of movement in the Legislature. A bipartisan bill introduced this year would have loosened penalties for possessing cannabis.

Two Cannabis Proposals Head to the Ballot in Michigan

Michigan will be one of the select US states with cannabis on the ballot next month, as two separate proposals make their way to voters on Nov. 7.

All the Cannabis Legalization Measures in Play Right Now

Most of this year’s cannabis-related politicking involves laying the groundwork for 2018, when at least a half-dozen medical and adult-use measures may go up for a vote.

Utah Group Files 2018 Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative

Activists tired of waiting for Utah's conservative Legislature to pass a broad medical cannabis law launched an effort to ask voters to pass the law.

South Dakota Could See Cannabis Legalization on 2018 Ballot

Supporters of a pair of ballot measures that would legalize medical and recreational cannabis in South Dakota plan to launch their push Saturday to get on the ballot in 2018.