Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Act Filed w/ AG

Proponents of reforming marijuana laws have filed an initiative with the Attorney General’s Office. The title of their proposed initiative is the “Regulate Marijuana Like Wine Act of 2012.” Notably, the chief proponent is listed as James Gray, who is a retired Superior Court Judge. Part of the proposal states the following:

“The purposes of this Act are as follows:
(1) To amend the California Health and Safety Code sections 11357,11358,11359,11360,11366,11366.5,11485,  and Vehicle Code section 23222 (b), such that persons 21 years of age or older shall no longer be prohibited from the use, possession, trade, gifting, sales, distribution, storage, transportation, production, or cultivation of marijuana.

(2) Marijuana, THC, and CBD explicitly and/or by inference, shall be removed from Health and Safety Code section 11054, except for those statutes pertaining to: (A) Operating a motor vehicle; (B) Using marijuana or being impaired in the workplace or public nonsmoking areas. (C) Providing, transferring, or selling marijuana to a person under 21 years of age; and (D) The use, possession, cultivation, processing, sales, distribution, transporting, or storing on premises of marijuana by persons under 21 years of age.

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