Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

High Times
0

News

Here’s What Occurs If Californians Legalize Recreational Pot

Photo by Getty Images

GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Proposition 64 would legalize the recreational use of marijuana starting Jan. 1, 2018. The ballot measure is 62 pages long and aims to regulate the entire cannabis industry, from seeds to pipe. Here are highlights:

– Permits adults who are at least 21 years old to possess up one ounce of marijuana buds and eight grams of concentrate.

– Permits adults who are at least 21 years old to grow up to six marijuana plants.

– Requires licensing for growing and selling marijuana.

– Imposes a 15 percent tax on retail sales. Also taxes farmers $9.25 for every ounce of bud sold in addition to $2.75 per ounce of leaves.

– Allows cities and counties to impose their own regulations and taxes on recreational marijuana.

– Cities and counties are also free to ban recreational marijuana businesses within their borders.

– Provides funds to develop driving-while-impaired guidelines

– All taxes collected are placed in the California Marijuana Tax Fund, which the state Legislative Analyst estimated could reach $1 billion annually.

– Creates packaging, labeling and advertising standards.

– Changes state marijuana crimes and penalties.

You can keep up with all of HIGH TIMES’ marijuana news right here.

For complete Election 2016 coverage, click here.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

HT Newsletter

Subscribe for exclusive access to deals, free giveaways and more!

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Advertisement

You May Also Like

News

In the interest of harm reduction San Francisco, healthcare workers are administering limited amounts of certain substances to people experiencing homelessness and addiction.

News

Complaints about illegal pot growing led to a large-scale bust on the Round Valley Indian Reservation.

News

A police officer in Rancho Cordova, California was caught on camera punching a child suspected of illicit marijuana use.

Business

Hightimes Holding announced a deal with Harvest Health & Recreation.

News

Santa Clara County is making significant strides towards criminal justice reform.

News

Some prospective cannabis business owners claim that the licensing process is unfair.

Business

The acquisition signals continued growth for High Times.

News

In multiple states, dispensaries are being deemed essential businesses.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!