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The Washington Medical Marijuana Initiative, also known as Initiative 692, was on the November 3, 1998 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was approved. The measure allowed physicians to prescribe marijuana for certain terminal and debilitating conditions.[1]

Election results

Washington Initiative 692 (1998)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,121,851 59%
No780,63141%

Election results via: Washington Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:[1]

Shall the medical use of marijuana for certain terminal or debilitating conditions be permitted, and physicians authorized to advise patients about medical use of marijuana?[2]

Path to the ballot

Initiative 692 was filed on February 26, 1998 by Robert K. Killian of Seattle. 260,335 signatures were collected to qualify it for the ballot. The measure was placed on the ballot as provided for by the state constitution.[3]

See also

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Office of the Secretary of State, "1998 Voters Pamphlet", accessed September 3, 2013'
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  3. Washington Secretary of State, "Initiatives to the People", accessed September 3, 2013