Medical marijuana backers go to court
Published 09/18/2012, The Jamestown Sun
Backers of a measure to legalize the medical use of marijuana have gone to court to get the proposal on the Nov. 6 ballot after officials rejected petitions they determined were rife with fraudulent signatures. The appeal was filed late Friday afternoon directly with the North Dakota Supreme Court, which has original jurisdiction on the issue because of a looming ballot-printing deadline.Word count: 703
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