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Colorado Prohibit Cannabis Possession Penalties Amendment (2014)

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A Colorado Prohibit Cannabis Possession Penalties Amendment may appear on the November 4, 2014 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment. The measure, if approved, prohibit courts from imposing any fine or sentence for the possession of cannabis. The measure was official titled by the Ballot Title Setting Board as, "An amendment to the Colorado constitution prohibiting courts from imposing any fine or sentence for the possession of cannabis."[1][2]

Text of measure

Ballot title and submission clause

If the measure receives enough signatures, the language will appear on the ballot as:[1]

Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution prohibiting courts from imposing any fine or sentence for the possession of cannabis?[3]

Constitutional changes

If the measure is approved, it will amend Article XVIII of the Colorado Constitution by adding a new section. The full text of the proposed amending language can be read here.

Support

The Colorado Green Party endorsed the measure in August of 2013.[4]

Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing the initiative process in Colorado & Amending the Colorado Constitution

Supporters must gather 86,105 valid signatures by July 23, 2014 for the measure to appear on the ballot.

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