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Nevada Legalization Is Officially on the 2016 Ballot

Nevada Legalization Is Officially on the 2016 Ballot

The state of Nevada has officially approved the initiative to legalize recreational marijuana for the 2016 ballot.

The Marijuana Policy Project and its local affiliate the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol turned in about 200,000 signatures on Nov. 12, seeking the 100,000 valid signatures needed to get the initiative on the ballot. Secretary of State Ross Miller’s office verified that 138,453 signatures were validated, exceeding the required amount by more than a third.