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California Legalization 3.0

 

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The stage is set for California’s third attempt at cannabis legalization. After failed attempts in 1972 and 2010, legalization proponents are gearing up for another stab at recreational cannabis. Following successful efforts in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska (and Washington D.C.), California has a unique opportunity to learn from the successes and failures of ours and other states. If proponents use the knowledge gained through implementation of legal weed in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon – California residents can finally harvest the fruit of legal cannabis in 2016.

The snowball is picking up size and speed…

ReformCA filed their ballot initiative to legalize cannabis. New statewide medical regulatory framework was signed into law. A federal ruling established that the U.S. Justice Department cannot use funding to prosecute state legal cannabis entities. The U.N. is set to call on all governments to end punitive drug policy and Canada’s new presidency has vowed to legalize weed.

With the whole world changing its stance on cannabis, it’s easy to just jump on the bandwagon and cheer legal weed home…

Just legalize it! Right? Well… Not so fast…

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