A proposal to legalize marijuana in Arizona is on track to qualify for the ballot as the state joins a growing movement looking to loosen pot laws around the country in the November elections.

A spokesman for Arizona’s leading recreational marijuana initiative says the measure has already collected about 140,000 of the 150,000 signatures necessary to get on the ballot, though the campaign intends to collect more than necessary to make up for signatures that get disqualified. The campaign has until July to collect the remaining signatures, making it highly likely that the measure will go before voters in November.

“We are riding the wave of public opinion that prefers regulation and taxation rather than criminalization and prohibition,” said Carlos Alfaro, Marijuana Policy Project’s Arizona political director.

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