Arizona 2020 Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Campaign Has Introduced

August 10, 2019 by erfa5t8

AZ Recreational Marijuana Legalization Campaign 2020

A project for a 2020 ballot effort to legalize adult-use( leisure) cannabis in Arizona has actually formally launched.

The project committee Smart and Safe Arizona was produced to run the project. They will attempt to obtain over 230,000 legitimate signatures by July 2020 in order to receive the November 2020 ballot.

The initiative is based upon the very best practices from other states that have legislated recreational marijuana– such as Alaska, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada– while preventing issues that states have experienced, such as a low variety of dispensary licenses offered, high taxes and house growing.

Key points on the 2020 initiative are:

In a smart, safe and responsible way, this initiative will legislate the sale, possession and consumption of one ounce of cannabis (of which 5 grams can be concentrate) for adults a minimum of 21 years of ages.
It generates $300 million in new profits every year (via a 16% excise tax) to money community colleges, public security, public health programs, and facilities.
It includes lessons learned from the 2016 campaign, in addition to from other states that have already legislated cannabis.
It prohibits smoking marijuana in public locations like restaurants and open spaces like pathways and parks.
It secures kids by requiring all packaging be childproof and identified, bans advertising to kids and bans the sale of gummy bears, gummy worms and other products that look like kids’ candy.
It offers crucial funding for public safety training, personnel and traffic enforcement.
It gives the Department of Health Services more than $20 million annually for addiction prevention, drug abuse treatment, teenager suicide prevention, mental health programs and other justice reinvestment tasks.
It permits employers and homeowner to restrict use at their offices and on their residential or commercial property, as numerous do currently.
It does the best thing by supplying a choice for folks who were previously founded guilty of low-level marijuana charges to have their criminal records sealed so they have reasonable access to jobs and real estate.
It limits the amount of THC (the chemical responsible for the “high” in marijuana) to 10 milligrams per serving of edible items.
It restricts house cultivation to 6 plants at a person’s main house and 12 plants at a house where two or more individuals who are at least 21 years old live at one time.
It maximizes authorities to concentrate on real criminal offense and controlled substances and unclogs the justice system which is presently backlogged with minor offenses.
It develops countless good-paying tasks across Arizona.

Smart and Safe Arizona is accepting donations on their website to support the campaign efforts. View the Smart and Safe Act Initiative. CLICK HERE Success!

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