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Medical marijuana petition likely to fall short
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Medical marijuana petition likely to fall short

Medical marijuana petition likely to fall short
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Medical marijuana petition likely to fall short

Oklahomans for Health needed to gather roughly 160,000 signatures to get the issue of legalizing a form of medical marijuana on the November ballot.

It’s not clear exactly how many signatures they have right now, but organizers say as many as 30,000 of them can’t be counted. Those signatures were collected on the wrong type of paper and state law says they can’t be included in the final count.

Organizers turned in what signatures are left at the Capitol Monday.

Lawmakers say the count and reporting process could take as long as two weeks.

Oklahomans for Health says if they fall short, they’ll try again next year.

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