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{{marijuana}}{{tnr}}An '''Arizona Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Amendment''' may appear as an {{icafull}} on the [[Arizona 2014 ballot measures|ballot]] in [[Arizona]] for the election on [[BC2014#November|November 4, 2014]]. The measure, which is being sponsored by the group [http://saferarizona.com/ Safer Arizona], would ask voters if the [[Arizona Constitution|state constitution]] should be amended to allow citizens to grow, smoke and possess marijuana for purposes other than medical use. As the result of a [[Arizona Medical Marijuana Question, Proposition 203, 2010|2010 ballot question]], medical marijuana is currently legal in the state.<ref name=pot>[http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/a17aa1a0c3414b58be0db87aa05a6165/AZ--Legalizing-Marijuana ''The Republic'', "Campaign launched for Ariz. ballot measure on legalizing marijuana use, growing and possession," June 13, 2013]</ref>
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{{marijuana}}{{tnr}}An '''Arizona Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Amendment''' may appear as an {{icafull}} on the [[Arizona 2014 ballot measures|ballot]] in [[Arizona]] for the election on [[BC2014#November|November 4, 2014]]. The measure, which is being sponsored by the group [http://saferarizona.com/ Safer Arizona], would ask voters if the [[Arizona Constitution|state constitution]] should be amended to allow citizens to grow, smoke and possess marijuana for purposes other than medical use. As the result of a [[Arizona Medical Marijuana Question, Proposition 203 (2010)|2010 ballot question]], medical marijuana is currently legal in the state.<ref name=pot>[http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/a17aa1a0c3414b58be0db87aa05a6165/AZ--Legalizing-Marijuana ''The Republic'', "Campaign launched for Ariz. ballot measure on legalizing marijuana use, growing and possession," June 13, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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An Arizona Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Amendment may appear as an initiated constitutional amendment on the ballot in Arizona for the election on November 4, 2014. The measure, which is being sponsored by the group Safer Arizona, would ask voters if the state constitution should be amended to allow citizens to grow, smoke and possess marijuana for purposes other than medical use. As the result of a 2010 ballot question, medical marijuana is currently legal in the state.[1]

Support

The group Safer Arizona is sponsoring the measure. The group markets itself as the "Cannabis Legalization Activist Network." The group says that they are basing their measure off of similar measures that were successful in Colorado and Washington in 2012.[1]

Opposition

No formal opposition has been identified at this time.

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the Arizona Constitution

Supporters must collect 259,213 signatures by July 3, 2014 if the measure is to appear on the 2014 ballot.[1]

See also

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