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Pot legalization initiative qualifies for November ballot

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014

An initiative that would legalize marijuana use for people 21 years of age and above has qualified for the November general election ballot, officials said Tuesday.

The Oregon Secretary of State’s Office certified the Control, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana Industrial Hemp Act, said New Approach Oregon, sponsor of the initiative.

Should voters approve the initiative, Oregon would become the third state to legalize pot joining Colorado and Washington.

For the complete article see the 07-25-2014 issue.

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