by Max Brantley
.. it is not necessary that a ballot title include every possible consequence or impact of a proposed measure. Further, we have noted above that it is sufficient for the ballot title to be complete enough to convey an intelligible idea of the scope and import of the proposed law.The court concluded:
the ballot title is an impartial summary of the proposed measure that will give voters a fair understanding of the issues presented and of the scope and significance of the proposed changes in the law.Separately, a special master has heard testimony this week about a challenge to sufficiency of signatures on petitions to put the act on the ballot. Attacking the signatures has included a witness for a for-profit signature canvassing company, Heidi Gay of National Ballot Access, whose company was hired to gather signatures for a competing constitutional amendment to allow medical marijuana sales at for-profit dispensaries. That amendment also faces a legal challenge from Arkansans Against Legal Marijuana. That company also was hired to gather signatures for an amendment to allow three additional casinos in Arkansas.