Citizens for Patient Rights is pleased to announce the successful submission of our signature petitions for the initiative to allow and regulate medical marijuana in the City of La Mesa. Today, October 1st, at 4:36pm, we submitted over 6,500 signatures to the La Mesa City Clerk for review. Next, these signatures will be forwarded on to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters who will have 30 days to verify the successful submission of the 3,034 valid signatures needed in order to qualify our initiative for a vote of the people.
This submission is a victory for the thousands of patients, caregivers and supporters in La Mesa who supported this signature drive and is another step towards giving the voters of La Mesa a voice on whether to allow regulated medical marijuana access for the patients and caregivers in their community.
If successful, this will be the fifth initiative petition to allow and regulate medical marijuana access that Citizens for Patient Rights has successfully qualified in San Diego County since May of 2012. Three of the initiatives qualified by Citizens for Patient Rights will appear on the ballot this November - Proposition H in Del Mar, Proposition W in Solana Beach and Proposition T in Lemon Grove. A fourth initiative, to allow and regulate medical marijuana in the City of Encinitas, will appear on the ballot for the next election after the November general election.
Citizens for Patient Rights is proud to be a partner to patients, caregivers and supporters in all areas of San Diego County who desire safe, regulated, access with local municipal oversight.
For more information, visit www.citizens4patientrights.org.