Michigan Officials Approve 2 Marijuana Legalization Petitions for Signature Gathering

Michigan Officials Approve 2 Marijuana Legalization Petitions for Signature Gathering

LANSING, MI — Two competing marijuana legalization initiatives aimed at the November 2016 ballot have been approved by state officials to begin collecting signatures.

Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers approved the two petitions Thursday, and both campaigns can begin collecting the 252,523 signatures required to place their proposals before voters in 2016.

Both proposals, one from the Michigan Cannabis Coalition (MCC) and the other from the Michigan Comprehensive Cannabis Law Reform Committee (MCCLRC), would legalize the possession and…

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