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OK Supreme Court rejects medical marijuana ballot rewrite

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO)- The Oklahoma Supreme Court has rejected a proposed rewrite of a ballot question on medical marijuana.

In a 7-1 ruling, the State's highest court rejected the proposed rewrite that supporters of the medical marijuana initiative had argued was intentionally misleading, and could confuse people into thinking they were voting to fully legalize marijuana.

Under the ruling, the original ballot language drafted by the marijuana supporters will appear on the ballot.

Supporters of medical marijuana gathered enough signatures from registered voters last year to have the proposal appear on the ballot in November 2018.

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