Medical marijuana dispensary submits ballot bid

Medical marijuana dispensary submits ballot bid

Medical marijuana dispensary submits ballot bid

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Posted on May 20, 2010 at 5:45 PM

Updated Thursday, May 20 at 5:51 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Supporters of an initiative to create a system of medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon have submitted petitions with more than 110,000 signatures in hopes of getting on the ballot this fall.

The state Elections Division will determine whether there are enough valid signatures to meet the minimum of about 83,000 needed to qualify for the November ballot.

Supporters say the initiative would add also create a regulated supply system of medical marijuana producers.

Under current law, patients are required to produce their own medicine or designate a grower.

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