The Montana Supreme Court has refused to consider a last-minute effort to derail the Nov. 3 statewide vote on marijuana legalization.

The court’s decision came just two days after the prohibition group Wrong for Montana filed the lawsuit.


Montana prohibitionists ask Supreme Court to kick legalization off ballot

The anti-legalization group argued that the initiative is unconstitutional because it allocates tax revenue raised by the program for specific purposes. Proponents of the measure have demonstrated that the initiative merely proposes how to allocate the funds; the state Legislature would have the final say on how to distribute them.

“This was an easy decision for the Montana Supreme Court,” Dave Lewis, policy advisor to New…

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