Montana Residents Vote to Legalize Marijuana at the Ballot Box

Montana voters approved two marijuana legalization initiatives through the state’s ballot process at this year’s elections. The first, Ballot Initiative I-190, is a statutory measure to legalize cannabis possession, use and cultivation as of January 1, 2021. Possession is limited at up to an ounce of marijuana flower, and up [...]

2020-11-16T06:09:31-07:00November 16, 2020|

Marijuana Legalization Sweeps the Board at the 2020 Elections

The presidential election may be a close call, but residents of Arizona, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota overwhelmingly voted to legalize recreational cannabis. Mississippi voters said yes to medical marijuana, and voted three to one for Initiative 65 – a citizen-led proposal for the state’s medical marijuana program – [...]

2020-11-09T04:12:53-07:00November 9, 2020|

Montana Marijuana Legalization Campaign Faces Last-Minute Legal Challenge

The Montana Supreme Court swiftly dismissed a lawsuit to remove a marijuana legalization proposal from the state’s ballot on November 3. The legal challenge was filed by an organization called Wrong for Montana (WFM) who claimed the measure violated the state’s constitution since it includes provisions that would appropriate funds. [...]

2020-10-28T10:44:41-07:00October 28, 2020|

Montana Voters Will Decide on Marijuana Legalization This November

Montana voters will have their say through a ballot initiative this November on whether the state should legalize adult-use marijuana. Montana’s Secretary of State confirmed earlier this month that cannabis reform advocates had successfully collected the required number of signatures from registered voters to qualify two separate but complementary measures [...]

2020-08-28T03:04:38-07:00August 28, 2020|

Montana Activists Submit Marijuana Legalization Petition Signatures For Verification

Montana residents look set to have their say on marijuana legalization after cannabis reform advocates collected the required number of signatures for two separate proposed ballot initiatives. New Approach Montana, the group behind both initiatives, submitted the signed petitions to state officials who will now start verifying the signatures. The [...]

2020-07-06T04:06:32-07:00July 7, 2020|

Majority Of Montana Residents Want Legal Marijuana, Survey Finds

A majority of Montana residents favor marijuana legalization in their state, according to the University of Montana Big Sky Poll results released on Thursday. The survey asked “Do you think marijuana should be legalized in Montana?,” to which 51 percent of a sample of registered voters responded “yes”. Only 37 [...]

2019-04-08T02:04:22-07:00April 9, 2019|

Senate Committee Approve MMJ for Veterans Amendment

In early June, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee passed an amendment that would offer protection to veterans and Veterans Administration (VA) doctors in states in which medical marijuana is legal. Senator Steve Daines of Montana is the amendment’s sponsor. Under the amendment, the rights of states under the Tenth Amendment [...]

2018-09-19T07:03:34-07:00June 20, 2018|

24 States Considering Legalization This Year

More than 20 states could vote to legalize marijuana in November, according to recent news reports. That means 2016 could be the biggest year yet for cannabis reform. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that elections officials in 19 states have already received petitions to legalize the drug for recreation or [...]

2018-09-12T10:59:51-07:00February 28, 2016|
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