Enough Signatures Collected to Put Cannabis Legalization on November Ballot in California

califlagAdvocates of an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in California for everyone 21 and older have collected over 600,000 signatures, well more than the 365,000 needed to put the measure to a vote of the people this November.

“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”, says Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, one of the measures most prominent supporters.

Under the proposed law, the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis, the private cultivation of up to six plants and the retail distribution of cannabis and cannabis products would be legal for those 21 and older. A 15% tax would be placed on retail sales.

According to polling released in March, 59.9% of likely California voters support the initiative. The official title and summary can be found by clicking here.

The initiative will be officially placed on the November ballot once the state verifies that at least 365,000 of the 600,000 signatures are valid (from registered California voters).


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