Medical marijuana is coming to Mississippi under Initiative 65, the more-expansive and detailed option voters considered.
About two-thirds of voters said they wanted to allow a medical marijuana program. And about 75%of respondents chose Initiative 65, the measure that qualified for the ballot earlier this year on the strength of citizen signatures.
The Associated Press called the race just after midnight.
The outcome means Mississippians with debilitating medical conditions will be able to get medical marijuana with a doctor’s approval. Initiative 65 requires the medical marijuana program to be running by August 2021.
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