California Marijuana Legalization
Legalization of recreational weed would generate an estimated $1 billion in additional taxes per year.
If you care about protecting the environment, if you care about raising revenue for the state, if you care about protecting young people, if you care about communities harmed by our past drug policies, if you care about racial justice, then you should care about the Adult Use of Marijuana Act.
Don't believe the scares that marijuana legalization is somehow worse than continuing prohibition; it's been proven wrong in four-out-of-four states so far.
On April 3, 2015, Sonoma County's secret war on marijuana confronted an unprecedented roadblock. A freedom flash mob had gathered, overfilling a courtroom and packing the hallway outside. Nearly 100 upstanding citizens had taken off work that morning for Yarrow Kubrin.
For the first time, the sometimes competitive factions of the state's cannabis movement were sitting at the same table, discussing what an evolved legalization measure might look like.
"The problem with anything, a certain amount is okay," Brown said. "But there is a tendency to go to extremes. And all of
"I'd really like those two states to show us how it's going to work," he said. Brown noted that California already allows
While the group had intended to begin gathering signatures ahead of the April 18 deadline, they decided to wait until 2016
And it seems that politicians are following suit, though at least one would prefer marijuana policy reform activists wait
Californians may be ready to legalize marijuana, polls continue to find. The measure's success, however, will depend largely