Now that Rutledge has approved the “The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment of 2016″ ballot language, supporters can move forward with the process of collecting nearly 85,000 signatures needed to put the proposal on November’s ballot.

The proposed bill, which was submitted by Little Rock lawyer David Couch, would issue licenses for cannabis cultivation and regulate sales to qualified patients in the state,

Rutledge had rejected five earlier versions of a medical cannabis ballot measure citing ambiguity in the ballot language, per KATV.

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