Campaign To Decriminalize Psychedelics In DC Cleared For Signature Gathering

Campaign To Decriminalize Psychedelics In DC Cleared For Signature Gathering

The Washington, D.C. Board of Elections approved a petition to decriminalize psychedelics on Wednesday, officially clearing the campaign for signature gathering. It also accepted a motion to allow circulators to sign their own petitions, removing a longstanding prohibition that is viewed as especially problematic given the limited means of signature collection during the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up at https://t.co/JqxpxG6lyJ and we will mail you a petition to sign and return to us ASAP! We need 30,000 signature by July 6th! #i81 #SignAtHome #DemocracyByMail — DecrimNatureDC (@DecrimNatureDC) May 6, 2020 For Decriminalize Nature D.C., things appear to be falling in place despite the challenging circumstances drug policy reform ballot campaigns across the country have found themselves in this election cycle. The petition approval comes one day after the D.C. Council voted in favor of a bill that would, for the first time, allow for an alternative signature gathering option that doesn’t necessarily involve in-person contact. Now, thanks to the legislation, voters will be able to download and print the petition, physically sign it, scan the document and e-mail it back to campaign headquarters. The Council bill also included language to let circulators sign their own petitions, along the lines of the the Board’s administrative action on Wednesday. Last minute font fix and this baby is ready to be born. @DecrimNatureDC @MelissaMNDC @DecrimNature pic.twitter.com/Ab3Mg3Qx5y — Adam Eidinger (@aeidinger) May 6, 2020 Text of the approved petition states that it would make “the investigation and arrest of adults for non-commercial planting, cultivating, purchasing,…

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