Mississippi heads for potentially close November vote on medical cannabis legalization

Mississippi heads for potentially close November vote on medical cannabis legalization
Mississippi heads for potentially close November vote on medical cannabis legalization

A business-friendly medical marijuana initiative with no license caps in the Deep South state of Mississippi faces a high hurdle in November, but even modest support could sway legislators in neighboring conservative states to be more open to legalizing MJ markets.

Lawmakers put forth a restrictive competing measure, and the state’s election code spells out high voting thresholds when two initiatives of the same topic are on the ballot.

However, a survey earlier this year by a California polling firm shows surprising support for the more liberal initiative – and a potentially close vote for passage.
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