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Arkansas AG Rejects Marijuana Proposal Again Citing Text Ambiguities

LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — For the second time in less than one month, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected a proposal to legalize marijuana f...
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LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — For the second time in less than one month, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected a proposal to legalize marijuana from Mary Berry.

Rutledge’s opinion response cited 12 sections in the proposal where texts were ambiguous.

The response begins:

“The ambiguities noted above are not necessarily all the ambiguities contained in your proposal, but they are sufficiently serious to require me to reject your popular name and ballot title.”

The proposal from Perry was to suggest an amendment that would allow the cultivation, production, sale, possession and use of the cannabis plant (genus Cannabis) and all products produced from the cannabis plant within the entire geographic area of every county in Arkansas, according to records.

For the full opinion and proposal, click here.

Rutledge had rejected a similar proposal of Berry’s in October.