Idaho Supreme Court Restores Initiative Rights, PAMDA is still collecting

In a unanimous decision, the Idaho Supreme Court has declared that SB 1110, the bill that increased initiative signature collection thresholds from 6% of 18 legislative districts to 6% of all 35 districts, is an unconstitutional abridgment of petitioning rights, voiding the law. This means that PAMDA, our Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act, is subject… Continue reading Idaho Supreme Court Restores Initiative Rights, PAMDA is still collecting

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PAMDA Signature Launch at Boise Hempfest

On Saturday, August 14, 2021, IdahoWay officially launched the 2022 campaign for the Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act (PAMDA) at the Boise Hempfest. At the PAMDA table we collected over 400 signatures for the PAMDA initiative, as well as over 400 signatures for Kind Idaho‘s Idaho Medical Marijuana Act (IMMA) initiative. “People were very excited… Continue reading PAMDA Signature Launch at Boise Hempfest

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PAMDA Titles Approved, Signature Collection Begins

The Secretary of State’s Office has approved our Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act (PAMDA) petition for 2022 and we can now begin collecting signatures (see Text for downloads and instructions). The Short Title generated by the Secretary of State will appear on the state’s website and all our petitions. INITIATIVE LEGALIZING POSSESSION, USE, AND TRANSFER… Continue reading PAMDA Titles Approved, Signature Collection Begins

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PAMDA Approved for Signature Collection

This afternoon we received from the Secretary of State’s Office the official titles for the Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act (PAMDA) 2022. This means we can now officially begin collecting the roughly 65,000 signatures we will need to place PAMDA on the November 2022 ballot. INITIATIVE LEGALIZING POSSESSION, USE, AND TRANSFER OF UP TO THREE… Continue reading PAMDA Approved for Signature Collection

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PAMDA Submitted for Titles, Signature Collection

On Friday, Idaho Citizens Coalition Chairman and Chief Petitioner Russ Belville turned in to the Idaho Secretary of State’s Office the Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act (PAMDA) for 2022. The final iteration of PAMDA follows a review from the state Attorney General. The review is for legal guidance, which revealed some flaws in wording that… Continue reading PAMDA Submitted for Titles, Signature Collection

PAMDA Review from Attorney General

We have received the review of PAMDA from Idaho’s Attorney General. We are reviewing the suggestions and have found some of them to be very helpful in preventing PAMDA from facing constitutional challenges. We will incorporate some of these changes in our latest revisions. However, some of the Attorney General’s opinions seem to be based… Continue reading PAMDA Review from Attorney General

PAMDA Submitted to Idaho Secretary of State

The Idaho Citizens Coalition (IdahoCann) has submitted the Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act (PAMDA) to the Idaho Secretary of State’s office today. The seven-page initiative seeks to “legalize the drive home” for those Idaho adults who cross the western border to purchase marijuana legally in Oregon and Washington, then return home to Idaho. “At the… Continue reading PAMDA Submitted to Idaho Secretary of State