Colorado Launches Petition Drive to Legalize Marijuana
Colorado marijuana activists officially launched a petition drive yesterday to get an initiative on the 2012 ballot to amend the Colorado Constitution to legalize adult possession of marijuana for personal use.
The initiative is called The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act of 2012 and you can read the text here.
86,000 valid signatures are needed to make the ballot, a relatively small number. In 2006, Colorado voters rejected a similar initiative. Will the growth and acceptance of medical marijuana in the state change the result this time around?
Key provisions in the initiative: [More...]
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