2020 Ballot Initiative Info

Mississippians will have the opportunity to vote in the November 3, 2020 General Election
either in favor of, or against, Initiative Measure #65 and/or Alternative Measure #65A. The
Secretary of State’s Office is hosting a series of Public Hearings to give all Mississippians the
opportunity to express their opinions. The public is invited to attend any or all forums.
Initiative Measure #65​

Initiative Measure #65

BALLOT SUMMARY: Initiative Measure No. 65 proposes to amend the Mississippi Constitution to allow qualified patients with debilitating medical conditions, as certified by Mississippi licensed physicians, to use medical marijuana. This amendment would allow medical marijuana to be provided only by licensed treatment centers. The Mississippi State Department of Health would regulate and enforce the provisions of this amendment.

Alternative Measure #65A

BALLOT SUMMARY: This constitutional amendment is proposed as a legislative alternative measure to Initiative Measure No. 65 and would establish a program to allow the medical use of marijuana products by qualified persons with debilitating medical conditions.


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