The Marijuana Election Has Already Started: Here’s What You Need To Know About Early Voting And Registration Deadlines

The Marijuana Election Has Already Started: Here’s What You Need To Know About Early Voting And Registration Deadlines

The marijuana election has already started. While Election Day on November 3 is still weeks away, several states where cannabis and drug policy reform measures are on the ballot have options to vote early, either in-person or by mail. This year will be especially interesting, as legalizing cannabis for recreational or medical use isn’t the only drug reform topic that voters will decide on. In a historic first, Oregon will get the chance to legalize psilocybin for therapeutic purposes and decriminalize all currently illicit drugs. Washington, D.C. voters have a chance to decriminalize certain psychedelics in the nation’s capital. And five more states could legalize marijuana for medical or recreational purposes. The coronavirus pandemic has cast a spotlight on mail-in and early in-person voting, as more voters may be weary of standing in lines and potentially risking exposure. For those interested in taking advantage of these alternative options, here’s a guide with the key dates to remember, including deadlines for voter registration: Arizona What’s on the ballot? An initiative to legalize marijuana for adult use. Under the measure, adults could possess up to an ounce of marijuana at a time and cultivate up to six plants for personal use. A poll released earlier this month showed a slim majority of Arizonans (51 percent) favor the proposal. When does in-person early voting start? October 7 When are mail-in ballots sent out? October 7-10 What’s the voter registration deadline? October 5 Mississippi What’s on the ballot? Two measures to legalize medical cannabis.…

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