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

californiaProponents 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 of Marijuana Act.

Proponents also announced the formation of an official political committee in support of the measure: Californians to Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana while Protecting Children. The growing coalition in support of this measure includes business, physicians, farmers, environmental leaders and social-justice advocacy organizations.

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