420 with CNW – Opponents File Lawsuit against Arizona Marijuana Ballot Measure

July 27, 2020 15:25:55

At the start of the year, at least 10 states had plans to legalize either medical or recreational cannabis. But as the coronavirus took hold, lawmakers didn’t have enough time to discuss comprehensive marijuana reforms. This, coupled with the shutdown and social distancing measures, meant states like New York and Ohio had to postpone their legalization plans. In Arizona, however, activists were able to collect enough signatures to get marijuana legalization on the November ballot, but they are now facing another potential hurdle.

A group opposed to legal cannabis has filed a lawsuit arguing that the initiative used deceptive language when collecting signatures and is asking a Maricopa County Superior Court judge to declare the initiative invalid. The lawsuit was filed by Arizonians for Health and Public Safety. It claims…


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