Missouri Judge Disqualifies Proposed 2016 Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure

Missouri Judge Disqualifies Proposed 2016 Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Voters will not have the opportunity this November to decide on a proposed statewide proposition to permit the physician-supervised use of marijuana.

A Cole County Circuit Judge has upheld a decision by St. Louis election officials to disqualify thousands of petition signatures because voters had mistakenly signed forms indicating that they resided in a county other than where they lived.

The measure, sponsored by New Approach Missouri, sought to authorize qualified patients to possess, cultivate, and/or obtain cannabis…

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