Montana committee, “New Approach Montana”, files proposed cannabis legalization initiatives

Montana committee, “New Approach Montana”, files proposed cannabis legalization initiatives

8KPAX reports……..A committee seeking to legalize marijuana in Montana has formally submitted two proposed initiatives it is trying to get onto the November ballot. On Monday, New Approach Montana filed the text of their initiatives with the Montana Secretary of State’s Office. Pepper Petersen, New Approach Montana’s political director, said the group’s leaders have been meeting with people across the state to determine what the legalization effort should look like. “This is a Montana initiative – Montana marijuana legalization, made in Montana,” he said. New Approach’s first proposal, a statutory initiative, is around 25,000 words long. It lays out the legal framework for a recreational marijuana system. The proposal would allow people 21 and over to possess up to one ounce of most marijuana products, or eight grams of marijuana concentrate. It allows them to use marijuana – except in public areas – and to grow up to four mature plants and four seedlings, if they are kept in a locked space not visible from public areas. The initiative would create licenses for “adult-use dispensaries,” which could sell marijuana, edibles and other product. It would also set a 20% tax on all recreational marijuana sales, but reduce the tax on…

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