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4:29 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Pot petitioners protest permit citation

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A Missouri marijuana advocacy group is protesting the citation of two petition gatherers in St. Charles over the weekend.  The volunteers for Show-Me Cannabis Regulation say they were detained by police shortly after midnight while collecting signatures. 

Dave Roland, an attorney representing the two, says no ordinance was violated because collecting signatures is a First Amendment right. 

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Petition Signatures Amendment
11:11 am
Tue February 22, 2011

Mo. proposal calls for more petition signatures

The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City, Mo. (Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio)

A Missouri lawmaker wants organizers of initiative petitions to collect signatures from all of the state's congressional districts before their measures go on ballots.

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