Ethan Explains California Proposition 64
This is number 14 of 17 of the California statewide ballot initiatives in 2016 that I’ll cover. Proposition 64 is the “Marijuana Legalization. Initiative Statute.” Also known as the “California Marijuana Legalization Initiative.”
Is it high time for reefer madness to end?
Medical marijuana is already legal. We all know many people who smoke or consume cannabis recreationally. Why not remove the criminal element?
Legalize, tax, regulate. Sensible, no? Like Washington and Colorado have already shown us.
This initiative would allow Californians 21 years of age and over to possess up to one ounce of weed, have six plants for growing, tax sales at 15 percent, and limit ads targeted at minors.
All attempts for the past 45 years to stop people from consuming cannabis have failed. Stop supporting the cartels.
One area that does need to be addressed is Driving Under the Influence (DUI). I am concerned about that now and California needs a standard in place to address this problem. BTW, I discussed this on my KGO Show with Todd Mitchem from Colorado. Take a listen HERE.
It’s also important to note that not only has prohibition not worked, in Washington and Colorado usage rates have NOT gone up since legalization. This simply removes the criminal element.
And if you want a deeper look at the failed drug war, grab a copy of my book Liars & Whores: How Big Government and Big Business Are Working to Save Their Own Assets, Not Yours
I say YES to Proposition 64.
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