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North Dakota Activists Say Marijuana Legalization Initiative Needs Just A Few Hundred More Signatures For November Ballot

North Dakota activists say they’re only a few hundred signatures away from reaching the threshold to qualify a marijuana legalization initiative for the November ballot.

Just two months after filing the cannabis measure and launching the campaign, New Economic Frontier announced on Wednesday that they’ve collected 15,179 of the 15,582 required signatures for ballot placement. And they’re promoting petitioning events across the state—including drive-through collections in Fargo and Bismarck this upcoming weekend—to close that gap.

The campaign has been internally verifying the signatures throughout the process, with activists reaching the halfway point earlier this month. In order to make the ballot this November, they will need to submit the petitions by July 8.

“We’re blown away by the support from our community,” Steve Bakken, chairman of New Economic Frontier, said in a press release. “The success of our signature drive so far shows just how passionate North Dakotans are about economic progress.”

“We’ve thoughtfully developed this initiative right here at home, making sure it aligns with our local values and needs. With the upcoming drive-through events, I’m confident we’ll hit our goal,” he said.

Under the legalization measure, adults 21 and older would be able to possess up to one

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