Marijuana decriminalization questions are coming to ballots in Bernalillo & Santa Fe Counties!
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A brand new study from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice studied the effects of decriminalization and legalization of Marijuana across 5 states who undertook these measures. What happened in each?
Significant drops in arrests for young people and minorities, for one. Read on to learn more.
Albuquerque - The campaign to decriminalize marijuana is gearing up for this November’s election by increasing their presence on college campuses in Albuquerque and Santa Fe after the initiative was placed on the General Election ballots by the New Mexico Supreme Court late last week.UNM alumni will be on campus on Tuesday registering students to vote ahead of this fall's election.Get full event info here.
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It may be an off-year election, but it's a big one for drug policy reform. In seven weeks, voters across the country will have a chance to accelerate the unprecedented momentum to legalize marijuana and end the wider drug war. In fact, there are more drug policy reform questions on the ballot this November than ever in American history. Voter initiatives -- primarily reforming or repealing marijuana laws -- appear on the ballots in seven states, at least 17 municipalities and one U.S. territory. To help you keep score at home, here's an overview, starting with the highest-profile measures.
Supreme Court Agrees to Settle Ballot Dispute; No Ballots Will Be Mailed Without Marijuana, Mental Health Questions
New Mexico's State Supreme Court wasted little time Monday ordering Secretary of State Dianna Duran and county clerks to halt the publishing and mailing of ballots without county questions on marijuana and mental health.
The move comes after Bernalillo County's Commission voted to challenge the Secretary of State's decision to remove questions asking voters if they support marijuana decriminalization from ballots in Bernalillo and Santa Fe Counties.
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