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Medical marijuana petition unlikely to make November ballot


August 28, 2016

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A petition to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma is unlikely to go before voters in November because advocates say they will challenge the attorney general's rewording of the ballot title —a legal process certain to push the measure beyond the general election.

But state officials say it'll be delayed because supporters of State Question 788 didn't submit the required 65,987 voter signatures to qualify with enough buffer time for legal challenges and for the state's Election Board to print and send ballots to counties, military members and overseas voters.

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