BILLINGS — Medical marijuana advocates saw big returns Tuesday night and Wednesday morning for ballot initiative 182, which would greatly expand the use of cannabis for medical purposes.
The Associated Press reported Wednesday morning that the measure would pass.
As of 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, voters favored the measure 238,602-183,923, with 422,525 ballots counted. The initiative was passing 56-43 percent at that time.
The initiative got a boost from larger counties that reported partial results early.