Mississippi Initiative 65 News

Mississippi Defends Medical Marijuana Initiative Against ‘Baseless’ Suit

A mayor’s lawsuit is making baseless arguments as it seeks to overturn a medical marijuana initiative that Mississippi voters approved, state attorneys said in court papers filed Monday. Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler filed the lawsuit in late October. She …

Voter-Approved Mississippi Medical Marijuana Program Threatened by Lawsuit

A court fight threatens to block a Mississippi medical marijuana program before the program even gets started. Voters on Nov. 3 approved a medical marijuana initiative by a wide margin – about 58%, according to certified results. The initiative amends …

Deadlines Set by Mississippi Supreme Court in State Medical Marijuana Battle

The Mississippi Supreme Court is setting deadlines for attorneys to file arguments in a mayor’s lawsuit that questions the legitimacy of the medical marijuana initiative that voters approved by a wide margin. Initiative 65 requires the state Health Department to …