Like it or not, red state voters OVERWHELMINGLY support marijuana legalization as the nation slouches toward more permissive drug laws.
In fact . . . Far more people are decided on the weed issue and are willing to support stoner crusaders than would ever want to talk about the nasty biz of abortion "rights" and the current constitutional crisis. As always, it's much easier and far more pleasant for the plebs to smoke weed and chill.
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Backers of the push to legalize marijuana in the state say they dropped off nearly 400,000 signatures at the secretary of state's office Sunday.
Those numbers are more than double the required amount to get on the ballot.
The constitutional amendment would legalize recreational marijuana for those 21 and over. The state would collect a six-percent sales tax on it. That would generate more than $40 million in revenue a year.
It would also expunge the records of hundreds of thousands of Missourians charged with non-violent marijuana offenses.
"This is really just wiping the slate clean and giving those people a fresh start and quite frankly transformative,” Legal MO 2022 Campaign Sponsor Alan Zagier said.
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Ranked choice voting and marijuana legalization, you've probably been asked to sign a petition for one or both of these things over the past few months. Campaigns needed about 170,000 signatures of registered voters to get these issues on Missouri ballots.Both say they got way more than that.Backers of the push to legalize marijuana in the state say they dropped off nearly 400,000 signatures at the secretary of state's office Sunday.