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Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Wednesday approved the popular name and ballot title for a proposed constitutional amendment to make the "cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, sale, and possession and use" of marijuana legal in the state.


Marijuana legalization ballot proposal approval


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Print Headline: Pro-‘pot’ effort is step up in state

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  • GrilledCheezy
    June 5, 2014 at 9:08 a.m.

    Arkansas could surely use a train wreck like this, Mr. Cox (from a May 21, 2014 article on Slate): "Nearly five months into Colorado’s great pot experiment, the early returns are good. In Denver, home to the bulk of the first-in-the-nation retail stores, violent crime fell by 5.6 percent over the first four months of the year, with major property crimes down nearly twice that, according to the city’s police. State coffers, meanwhile, are flush with tax revenues from the nearly $50 million worth of recreational weed that was sold through March, the last month for which official estimates are available. Those sales translate into $7.3 million for the state, a number that jumps to $12.6 million when you factor in medical marijuana and licensing fees. Lawmakers are already trying to figure out how to spend future revenues that are projected to reach $98 million this year alone."

  • Peapicker
    June 5, 2014 at 9:13 a.m.

    Where do I sign the petition?

  • 000
    June 5, 2014 at 9:46 a.m.

    Jerry Cox, leader of the Arkansas Talibagelicals, attempts to force his own particular brand of religious morality down every Arkansan's throat. I have no more respect for Mr. Cox and his henchmen than I do for the five other religious fanatics released from Gitmo this week.
    I guarantee, if Mr. Cox had the power to actually force you to do his religious bidding, he would not hesitate. Religious Fanatic = Brutal Thug

  • Popsmith
    June 5, 2014 at 3:15 p.m.

    Just what we need: more pot heads. Soma! More zombies. More idiots. More moral decay. More stupidity.
    Do we just throw in the towel and let the dope rule?

  • 000
    June 5, 2014 at 3:22 p.m.

    chill, Popsmith. There are seven billion of us. Let Darwin rule for a while. We won't go extinct and the herd needs thinning.