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Pot Legalization Up to Arkansas Voters, State Supreme Court Says

Sept. 23, 2022, 1:27 AM

Arkansas voters will get a chance to create a regulated marijuana market after the state Supreme Court Thursday ordered the certification of the Nov. 8 election ballot initiative.

Arkansans will join voters in Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota, and South Dakota this fall in deciding whether to make weed legal. The decision came a day after the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that a ballot initiative on legalizing, regulating, and taxing recreational marijuana didn’t have to go before voters in November, punting that initiative to a later election.

Meanwhile, efforts to put a recreational cannabis proposal on the ballot in Oklahoma and ...