Nebraska And Montana Marijuana Activists Resume Ballot Signature Gathering Amid Coronavirus

Nebraska And Montana Marijuana Activists Resume Ballot Signature Gathering Amid Coronavirus

Campaigns to legalize recreational marijuana in Montana and medical cannabis in Nebraska are back in action after temporary suspensions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Videos and photos posted by Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana and New Approach Montana show canvassers collecting signatures for the proposed ballot initiatives this week, using new safety protocols to prevent the spread of the virus. Masks, gloves, single use pens, sanitizer and disinfecting wipes will be required. And while signatures must be physically observed, the canvassers will be at a safe distance. “Our signature drive is resuming! We only have a few weeks before the deadline to submit, so it’s time to get busy!” the Nebraska campaign said in a post on Thursday. “We have a huge task ahead of us, but we will succeed if enough of us pitch in! Patients and families across the state are counting on us. Let’s get out there and get it done while keeping ourselves and others safe!” New Approach Montana also shared photos of staff setting up tables and preparing for signature gathering. Right now, the campaign said it’s focusing on organizing staff but will soon be approving volunteers. “Essentially, we have to build the race track before you can drive laps on it,” the group said. “We are steadily hiring signature gatherers and getting those folks out in the field and they are doing great so far. Just a few days in and we are doing well and the protocols we put in place to maintain social…

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