The Obama administration said today
it would not sue to interfere with laws in 20 states legalizing marijuana
to varying degrees. Two states even allow recreational use.
This eliminates another one of the arguments against decrminalization or medical marijuana
initiatives in Arkansas
The group that lost a close vote
on medical marijuana in 2012 (48.5 percent approval) has had a revised proposal approved for petitioning for the 2014 ballot. It removes some minor parts that opponents used in 2012, particularly a provision to allow people to grow pot if they lived a long distance from an approved dispensary.