The 2016 legalization wave may have just gotten a bit bigger.
Advocates of medical marijuana legalization in Missouri have collected nearly 100,000 more signatures than required to put the issue on the November ballot.
New Approach Missouri, which conducted the petition drive, said in a press release it submitted more than 260,000 signatures to the state on Sunday, the deadline for ballot initiative campaigns. About 167,000 valid signature are needed to qualify for the ballot.
The secretary of state has until late July to verify whether the campaign gathered enough valid signatures, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported.
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Missouri MMJ Campaign Submits Petitions for Ballot Initiative
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