Oct 01

Legalizing Pot? More Restrictions on Campaign Donations? A Look At Two Petition Drives for 2018

by Mike Ferguson

(St. Charles, MO) – We’re about a year away from the 2018 election season but work is already being done to put some measures on your ballot.

This week, we take a look at two of those initiatives.

Tim Gilio from the Missouri Marijuana Legalization Movement explains why he and his colleagues want to put what’s basically a full legalization question before voters. This is not about legalizing pot for medical reasons or decriminalizing small amount of marijuana possession; if passed, this question would legalize the possession and recreational use of marijuana for adults.

Also, even though Missouri voters approved some restriction on campaign donations last year, the Clean Missouri initiative wants to add some more next year. Missouri Jobs With Justice’s Richard von Glahn explains what would change if voters say yes to that idea. The plan would also change how legislative districts are drawn.

On the web:

Missouri Marijuana Legalization Movement

Clean Missouri

MOVP Gilio-3MOVP von Glahn

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