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North Dakota Voters Legalize Medical Marijuana

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  • According to the Bismark Tribune, voters in North Dakota will approve Measure 5, the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act 2016.
  • “Over half of all states recognize the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana.
  • It is incumbent that the next administration abandon the federal government’s Flat Earth attitude toward medical cannabis and amend federal law in a manner that comports with available science and the majority of states’ laws.”
  • “North Dakotans voted compassion over reefer madness.

According to the Bismark Tribune, voters in North Dakota will approve Measure 5, the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act 2016. The paper has the measure…

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According to the Bismark Tribune, voters in North Dakota will approve Measure 5, the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act 2016. The paper has the measure leading 62 percent to 38 percent and has called the race.

“The success of this grassroots campaign shows once again that voters do not wish to have the state come between the decisions of a doctor and a patient,” said NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano. “Over half of all states recognize the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana. It is incumbent that the next administration abandon the federal government’s Flat Earth attitude toward medical cannabis and amend federal law in a manner that comports with available science and the majority of states’ laws.”

“North Dakotans voted compassion over reefer madness. Thanks to the support of an overwhelming majority of voters who wanted to provide relief to their fellow citizens, patients in North Dakota will now have access to a safe and effective medicine.” stated NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri.

Measure 5, the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act, permits qualified patients who possess a physician’s recommendation may legally possess and obtain medical cannabis provided by state licensed dispensaries. Those who reside 40 miles or more away from an operating medical marijuana dispensary are permitted to grow limited quantities of marijuana (up to eight flowering plants) at home.

The new law takes effect 90 days following voter approval. You can read the full text of the initiative here.

North Dakota Voters Legalize Medical Marijuana

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