Marijuana Ballot Initiatives

Montana Activists May Follow Other States' Lead on Legalizing Marijuana

The more the merrier

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Medical marijuana advocates are looking for a silver lining after being rebuffed by Montana voters, and they think they may have found it over in Colorado and Washington.

Rejected at the ballot box in an attempt to overturn a state law that restricts the use and distribution of medical marijuana, Montana organizers are looking to those two states as templates for passing even broader initiatives that would legalize recreational use of the drug.