Nine states voted on ballot measures to roll back marijuana prohibition on November 8, 2016. The Marijuana Policy Project supported initiative campaigns to regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol in Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada and was part of a coalition of groups that coordinated a ballot initiative campaign in California. MPP also provided assistance to initiative campaigns to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas, Florida, and North Dakota. Montana voted on a measure to improve its existing medical marijuana law.


Adult Use

YESon205-Circle In Arizona, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has qualified its initiative, which will appear on the November ballot as Proposition 205. To learn more about the initiative, get involved, or make a contribution to support the campaign, visit the campaign’s website. red_xFAILED: 49-51
In California, MPP is supporting a 2016 legalization initiative, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which will effectively end marijuana prohibition in the Golden State. The initiative will appear on the November ballot as Proposition 64. To learn more about the initiative, get involved, or make a donation to support the campaign, visit the campaign’s website. green-checkPASSED: 56-44
In Maine, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has qualified its initiative, which will appear on the November ballot as Question 1. To learn more about the initiative, get involved, or make a donation to support the campaign, visit the campaign’s website. green-checkPASSED: 50-49
Yes_on_4_vertical_URL In Massachusetts, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has qualified its initiative, which will appear on the November ballot as Question 4. To learn more about the initiative, get involved, or make a donation to support the campaign, visit the campaign’s website. green-checkPASSED: 54-46
NV logo In Nevada, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has qualified its initiative, which will appear on the November ballot as Question 2. To learn more about the initiative, get involved, or make a donation to support the campaign, visit the campaign’s website. green-checkPASSED: 55-45

Medical Use

arkansas-medical-cannabis-act-header-logo In Arkansas, Issue 6 would establish a comprehensive medical marijuana program. Click here for more information about the initiative. green-check
PASSED: 53-47
FLA Yes on 2 In Florida, Amendment 2 would establish a comprehensive medical marijuana program. For more information, visit the campaign’s website. green-check
PASSED:
71-29
yesoni82 In Montana, Initiative 182 would re-establish patients’ access to medical marijuana providers, which was hindered by state lawmakers, and create a more regulated system of medical marijuana production and distribution. For more information, visit the campaign’s website. green-check
PASSED: 57-43
yeson5v2 In North Dakota, Measure 5 would establish a comprehensive medical marijuana program. For more information, visit the campaign’s website. green-check
PASSED:
64-36

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