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It appears the question of legalizing marijuana in Michigan is headed to the November ballot.  A state elections board has certified the campaign has enough petition signatures to take the next step.


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Michigan is one big step closer to voting on marijuana legalization.  An initiative turned in its signatures to get on the 2018 ballot Monday.


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A group that wants to legalize marijuana in Michigan is going back to court. 


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The state has asked a court to dismiss a legal challenge filed by the campaign to legalize marijuana in Michigan.


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The campaign trying to legalize marijuana in Michigan has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's six-month time limit to gather petition signatures.


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A state elections board has rejected petitions filed by the campaign to legalize marijuana in Michigan.  The next step appears to be a court battle over the time limits set by the state to gather petition signatures. 


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The state Elections Bureau says the petition drive to legalize marijuana in Michigan has failed to gather enough signatures needed to qualify for the ballot. 


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There could be a legal showdown looming between state elections officials and the ballot campaign to legalize marijuana.


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Despite potentially having enough signatures to place a proposal on the November ballot to legalize marijuana in Michigan, a local group will continue to gather support with an Ann Arbor event Wednesday evening. 


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Marijuana advocates are gathering in Detroit Wednesday for "National Weed Day."  

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A bill in a Michigan House committee would severely limit the amount of time petition organizers have to collect signatures.

 

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A group working to legalize marijuana in Michigan in 2016 may be in trouble.  Jake Neher has the story.


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The group MI Legalize needs to get 253,000 signatures by December 21st in order for their proposal, that calls to legalize marijuana in Michigan,  can appear on a 2016 state ballot.  They will host a public meeting on the issue this Sunday.

The gathering will take place at 6:30 PM at Sidetrack's in Ypsilanti.