Los Angeles Voters Approve Marijuana Initiative Measure M

Los Angeles Measure M, which advocates call the “world’s most comprehensive legalization measure”, has been overwhelmingly approved by voters.

measure mMeasure M was approved Tuesday night with 79.4% voting in favor. According to Southern California Coalition (SCC), who spearheaded the effort, Measure M is “a holistic approach to legalization, which provides Los Angeles City Council with a comprehensive, yet fluid regulatory framework, along with the ability to address issues in real time while fairly licensing, taxing and regulating the city’s state-legal marijuana industry.”

The group says the measure’s passing “will also help create an opportunity to determine the appropriate number of operators needed in order to help meet Los Angeles’ patient and consumer needs in a responsible and sensible way.”

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