News » River Falls, Wisconsin Likely to Have Medical Marijuana Question on Ballot
August 27, 2010 by Aaron Turpen
Bob Hughes, a River Falls alderman, has been working hard to get the signatures needed to put the question of whether the Wisconsin Legislature should enact medical marijuana legislation. With 655 certified signatures required, Hughes and his campaign supporters turned in 892 signatures to the city clerk’s office. If enough of the signatures pass muster, the question will appear on the November 2 ballot in River Falls.
A similar referendum passed in Dane County, unanimously approved by the County Board, and both ballot questions will read the same:
“Should the Wisconsin Legislature enact legislation allowing residents with debilitating medical conditions to acquire and possess marijuana for medical purposes if supported by their physician?”
Activists in other parts of Wisconsin are also working to put this wording on ballots across the state this November.
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