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Legal Pot Initiatives Waiting in the Wings: Ballots & Boundaries

July 26, 2022, 4:00 PM

Voters this year could add as many as seven more states to the US legal weed map.

Cannabis proponents in Arkansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Oklahoma have turned in signatures for certification and are waiting to hear whether the measures will get onto Nov. 8 ballots. Missouri’s counties have until the end of today to submit verified signatures to the secretary of state.

Four of the potential initiatives would let those 21 and older to smoke and ingest marijuana. In Nebraska, the focus is on legalizing cannabis for medical use only.

More than 100 statewide ballot measures have been certified ...