May 05, 2016
Adult Use of Marijuana Act, California Initiative to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana is Headed for the November Ballot, Drug Policy Alliance, Facebook, Gavin Newsom, LAPD, Los Angeles Times, NAACP, NORML, San Francisco General Hospital, Sean Parker
A measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use in California appears headed for the Nov. 8 ballot.
A coalition that includes former Facebook President Sean Parker on Tuesday said it has collected 600,000 signatures, more than enough to qualify the initiative. …
The coalition, which includes some law enforcement and civil rights leaders, needed to collect 365,880 signatures of registered voters to qualify the initiative, which would also place a 15% tax on retail sales of the drug.
This November, California voters will finally have the opportunity to pass smart marijuana policy that is built on the best practices of other states, includes the strictest child protections in the nation and pays for itself while raising billions for the state