Missouri: Not All Medical Marijuana Efforts are Created Equal #YesOn2

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While much has been written about the obvious flaws of the competing constitutional amendment, Amendment 3, these criticisms are worth repeating. It also puts this same funder largely in charge of overseeing the state’s medical marijuana program. That is because not one, not two, but three medical marijuana measures (two constitutional amendments and one statutory measure) will appear on the ballot on Election Day. Not all ballot measures are created equal and that is why we encourage all voters to support the superior one this Election Day. Therefore, the important question before voters is no longer if the Show-Me State should legalize medical cannabis access, but how Missouri will do so.

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NORML Recommends: YES on Amendment 2 NO on Amendment 3 NO on Proposition C

Voters this November have the opportunity to make Missouri the 32nd state to allow for the physician-recommended use of marijuana, and based on the latest polling data, they will likely do so.

Therefore, the important question before voters is no longer if the Show-Me State should legalize medical cannabis access, but how Missouri will do so.

That is because not one, not two, but three medical marijuana measures (two constitutional amendments and one statutory measure) will appear on the ballot on Election Day. But not all of these measures are created equal, and it will be up to voters to decide which one of these three is ultimately in the best interest of Missouri’s patients.

On Election Day, NORML urges voters to stand with New Approach Missouri and vote “yes” for Amendment 2. Quite simply, Amendment 2 — unlike its competitors — puts the interests of...

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