When the coronavirus pandemic struck, there were tens of marijuana legalization initiatives in states across the country. However, social distancing and self-isolation orders made signature collection virtually impossible and as a result, states such as New York and Idaho have had to postpone their legalization efforts until next year and beyond. Montana, on the other hand, is on track to putting marijuana reform on the ballot this November. On Friday, marijuana activists in the state that based on both county-level signature validation as well as their own verification process, said they were surer they had collected enough signatures to qualify two cannabis reform measures for the November ballot.
Although the coronavirus pandemic initially impeded New Approach Marijuana’s signature collection efforts, the group relaunched their efforts in May with coronavirus related safety measures in place to keep both the signature collectors and the public safe. The group’s revised strategy paid off, and they managed to collect enough valid signatures for a statutory cannabis legalization measure and a separate constitutional…
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