Arkansas Supreme Court clears way for medical marijuana

[JURIST] The Arkansas Supreme Court [official website] announced Thursday that it would allow a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana [JURIST news archive] on the November ballot. The decision [text, PDF] came as part of a lawsuit brought by the Coalition to Preserve Arkansas Values (CPAV) which fought the inclusion of the measure on the ballot based on the theory that the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act [initiative text] was “insufficient” as the full ballot title of the act is 384 words long and that “voters will not have adequate time in the voting booth to more at