First Recreational Marijuana Initiative Poised to Qualify for November Ballot
Want legalization? Don’t want legalization? You should know that enough signatures have now been collected, according to backers, to allow the Adult Use of Marijuana Act to go on the ballot this fall. The signatures are now in the process of being verified. If enough are certified as valid, and it is expected they will be, AUMA, as the initiative is known, will be put before the voters in November.
Below is an information sheet on what the initiative contains according to its proponents.
The Los Angeles Times has a story about the initiative here. According to the article,
Hezekiah Allen of the California Growers Assn., which represents growers and other businesses in the cannabis industry, fears the interests influencing this vote could wipe out California’s small marijuana operations and lead to “big marijuana” companies akin to the nation’s powerful tobacco giants.
“We don’t want there to be a Philip Morris of marijuana,” he said.