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Arizona Medical Use of Schedule 1 Drugs, Proposition 300 (1998)

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Arizona Proposition 300, also known as the Referendum Relating to the Medical Use of Schedule I Drugs, was on the November 3, 1998 election ballot in Arizona as a veto referendum. It was defeated..[1]

Election results

Medical Use of Schedule 1 Drugs
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No922,46263.9%
Yes 521,603 36.1%
Election results from Arizona Elections Department.

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Referendum of an act which requires authorization by the Federal Food and Drug Administration or the United States Congress for the medical use of marijuana before doctors may lawfully prescribe Schedule I drugs, including heroin, LSD, marijuana and analogs of PCP, to seriously ill or terminally ill patients in Arizona.

A "yes" vote shall have the effect of requiring authorization from the Federal Food and Drug Administration or the United States Congress for the medical use of marijuana before it will be lawful for doctors to prescribe Schedule I drugs, including heroin, LSD, marijuana and analogs of PCP, to seriously or terminally ill patients in Arizona.

A "no" vote shall have the effect of retaining the provisions of state law allowing doctors to prescribe Schedule I drugs, including heroin, LSD, marijuana and analogs of PCP, to seriously or terminally ill patients without the authorization of the Federal Food and Drug Administration or the United States Congress.[2]

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