The state of Montana has officially joined the list of states that will have adult-use cannabis legalization on their ballots this November. In June, The Montana Secretary of State certified two initiatives for which the New Approach Montana campaign submitted with more than 130,000 signatures. The Montana Secretary of State has certified two initiatives for which the New Approach Montana campaign submitted, combined, more than 130,000 signatures in June. The first proposal on the ballot would legalize cannabis for adult use and the second is set to amend the state constitution to “allow the legislature to establish the legal age for purchasing, consuming, or possessing marijuana.” If the ballot is approved, the state Department of Revenue plans to start licensing in January 2022, and, for the first 12 months, the Department will only accept applications from existing medical cannabis businesses in the state.
– Nushin Rashidian, Cannabis Wire, 08/12/2020 8:00:00 PM