7,100 petition signatures turned in toward vote on marijuana proposal - Local News - Santa Fe New Mexican

7,100 petition signatures turned in toward vote on marijuana proposal - Local News - Santa Fe New Mexican

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7,100 petition signatures turned in toward vote on marijuana proposal

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Pat Davis of ProgressNow New Mexico encourages drivers to pull over and sign the Reducing Marijuana Penalties petition at a drive-through event last month. The group's initiative has become reality: Santa Fe made history Wednesday by becoming the first city in New Mexico to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. Clyde Mueller/The New Mexican

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Two groups pushing an initiative to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in the city of Santa Fe submitted more than 7,100 petition signatures Tuesday, hoping to get the question on the November general election ballot.

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Pat Davis of ProgressNow New Mexico encourages drivers to pull over and sign the Reducing Marijuana Penalties petition at a drive-through event last month. The group's initiative has become reality: Santa Fe made history Wednesday by becoming the first city in New Mexico to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. Clyde Mueller/The New Mexican