Colorado Marijuana Prohibition Ban Initiative (2012)

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A Colorado Marijuana Legalization Amendment did not make the November 6, 2012 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment. The measure would have legalized marijuana in the state, with no regulations regarding age or amount in possesion. However, the measure would also have allowed for rules dictating how the drug could be sold.[1]

The initiative has been filed with the Colorado Secretary of State's office. According to reports, on January 18, 2012, the state title board cleared the measure for signature collection.

Path to the ballot

See also: Laws governing the initiative process in Colorado

In order to qualify the initiative for the 2012 ballot in the state, supporters were required to gather 85,853 valid signatures by the August 6, 2012 petition drive deadline. Valid signatures must come from registered voters in the state.

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