Medical Marijuana Advocates Announce 2012 Ballot Plan
On Tuesday, California advocates for medical marijuana announced that they have started developing a 2012 ballot initiative that would establish statewide oversight of the sector. The effort is being led by key proponents of Proposition 19, the unsuccessful 2010 ballot measure that sought to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The advocates said that their new ballot measure likely will mirror an initiative in Colorado that proposed state inspections and licensing of medical marijuana growers and dispensaries.
- "Medical Marijuana Advocates Vow State Ballot Push, Decry Federal Crackdown" (Hecht, Sacramento Bee, 10/25).