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By Representative Mike Hopkins
R - House District 92 

Moving forward with legalization of adult-use marijuana

Legislative Update - House District 92


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Representative Mike Hopkins, R - HD 92 406-531-1775 •

During the 2020 election, voters in House District 92 voted to legalize the sale of adult-use marijuana in Montana. Although the Libertarian in me supported legalization, I had not campaigned for or against the initiative, knowing that if approved, it would require legislation as the language in the initiative made it vulnerable to being overturned in court.

During the 2021 Legislative session, I authored House Bill 701 (HB701). It passed with large bipartisan majorities and allowed for the sale of adult-use marijuana in Montana. Sales started at the beginning of this year.

Since the law t...

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