The bill increases the signature gathering requirement for initiative petitions, including the Idaho Medical Marijuana Act that has already been collecting signatures.
Tag: SJR 101
Idaho’s SJR 101 and SB 1110 feature prominently in this Sludge exposé on Republicans state legislatures nationwide working to undermine citizen initiative powers.
A bill Idaho Senate has voted in favor of (24-11) is the Senate Joint Resolution 101. This bill would criminalize psychoactive drugs, including the use of recreational and medical marijuana, pushed by Republican Senator Scott Grow.
Because of my opposition to government overreach, I am disappointed that Idaho has proposed a constitutional amendment that would block voter’s ability to legalize marijuana, even for medical purposes.
If legislators really want to stop the initiative, they could support the bill which, sponsors say, is the strictest in the nation. But that’s not likely to happen in the only legislature in the country still pondering whether to legalize hemp.
In every corner of the state, letters to the editor are overwhelmingly (like, 100%) against Sen. C. Scott Grow’s proposal to enshrine drug prohibition in the Idaho Constitution. Here’s another.
Wow is it a year for hypocrites or what? First our new president and now our own Idaho representatives who have been screaming about personal rights all over the place. Then they don’t pass a law but want it in our constitution about making marijuana illegal?
The most glaring failure of this junk stat to even approach real social science comes from this “study” seemingly pretending that prior to 2012, there was no marijuana smoking happening in Colorado.
We’re still waiting for the pro-SJR 101 letter to the editor. In the meantime, here’s another that points out the hypocrisy of Sen. C. Scott Grow. LEGISLATING MORALITY Daniel Kern correctly stated that you can’t legislate morality and offered a quote condemning the idea of doing so based on tradition or religious beliefs. (Idaho Sen.) […]
In my fifteen years of marijuana activism in the Pacific Northwest, this Legislative Session by far is the most active with respect to marijuana politics. National news media from ABC, POLITICO, and Marijuana Moment are all focusing on the action happening in Idaho.