Tag: Adult Use of Marijuana Act

Poll: 71% of California Voters Plan to Vote “Yes” on Cannabis Legalization in November

New polling conducted by the CALSPEAKS Opinion Research Center has found that a vast majority of voters in California plan to vote “Yes” on Proposition 64 this November to legalize cannabis for everyone 21 and older. According to the poll, 71% of likely voters in the state are leaning towards voting in favor of the …

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If California Voters Legalize Cannabis in November, Market to be $6.5 Billion Annually by 2020

If California voters give approval to Proposition 64 this November to legalize cannabis for everyone 21 and older, the legal cannabis market will be worth $6.5 billion annually by 2020, a new report has found. According to the 2016 California Legal Cannabis Market State Profile, released by Arcview Market Research, California’s legal cannabis industry would …

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Law Enforcement Group with Thousands of Members Endorses California’s Cannabis Legalization Initiative

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) has officially endorsed California’s Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. LEAP is a group of thousands of current and former law enforcement officials including police, judges, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals. “This initiative is the best chance California has to end a failed war on marijuana,” says …

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California’s Cannabis Legalization Initiative to be on November Ballot as Proposition 64

It’s official: The Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) will appear on the November presidential election ballot as Proposition 64, six years after the appearance of Proposition 19. According to its official state summary, Proposition 64; “Legalizes marijuana and hemp under state law”, “Designates state agencies to license and regulate marijuana industry”, and “Imposes state …

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California Democratic Party Endorses Initiative to Legalize Cannabis

Today, the campaign in support of the California Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), a cannabis legalization initiative that will appear on the November 2016 statewide ballot, announced that it has received the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party. This is the first time the California Democrats have endorsed a citizens initiative to legalize …

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Poll: 60% of California Voters Support Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

A new PPIC Statewide Survey has found that 60% of voters in California support the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, an initiative to legalize cannabis for everyone 21 and older that advocates are currently attempting to place on this November’s presidential election ballot. According to the poll, the initiative is supported by 69% of Democrats, …

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California NAACP Endorses Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Proponents of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) have announced today that their cannabis legalization initiative  has been formally endorsed by the California State NAACP, which is comprised of 52 branches and more than 30 youth chapters statewide. The NAACP is the nation’s oldest civil rights organization. The California NAACP – which voted to …

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California: Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Gains Approval From State to Begin Circulation

Proponents of an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in California announced today that they have received an official title and summary for their proposed measure, have been cleared for circulation and intend to “hit the ground running” to place their initiative on the November ballot. The proposal is being referred to as the Adult Use …

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Legalizing Cannabis Would Result in $1 Billion in Annual Tax Revenue for California

Legalizing recreational cannabis in California would result in roughly $1 billion in extra tax revenue for the state, according to a new analysis released by the California Department of Finance. The report, conducted by Department of Finance director Michael Cohen and legislative analyst Mac Taylor and reported to Attorney General Kamala Harris, states that California …

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