Friday, March 26, 2010

Calfornia Ballot Initiative To Legalize Marijuana

"We spend so much time, our police do, chasing around these nonviolent drug offenders, we don't have time anymore to protect our people from murders and child molesters," said Jack Cole, president of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, a group that plans to champion the California proposal between now and the election.
The initiative, also known as the "Tax Cannabis Act," received enough signatures this week to qualify for the November ballot. If it is approved, California would become the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use by adults. The measure would also give local governments the authority to regulate and tax pot sales.
I'll never touch the stuff, but this is a step in the right direction. And I don't know how they can tax something that you can grow in you own backyard, but still...

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