Oregon: Permit personal marijuana cultivation/use; regulate commercial marijuana cultivation/sale; prohibit restrictions on hemp

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 06/18/2010 - 23:38.

Petition for State Initiative: Permits personal marijuana, hemp cultivation/use without license; commission to regulate commercial marijuana cultivation/sale

Summary: Currently, marijuana cultivation, possession and delivery are prohibited; regulated medical marijuana use permitted. Measure replaces state, local marijuana laws except medical marijuana and driving under the influence laws; distinguishes “hemp” from “marijuana”; prohibits regulation of hemp. Creates agency to license marijuana cultivation by qualified persons and to purchase entire crop. Agency sells marijuana at cost to pharmacies, medical research facilities, and to qualified adults for profit through state stores. Ninety percent of net proceeds goes to state general fund, remainder to drug education,
treatment, hemp promotion. Bans sales to, possession by minors. Bans public consumption except where signs permit, minors barred. Agency to regulate use, set prices, other duties; Attorney General to defend against federal challenges/prosecutions. Provides penalties. Effective January 1, 2011

Result of “Yes” Vote: “Yes” vote permits state-licensed marijuana (cannabis) cultivation/sale to adults through state stores; permits unlicensed adult personal cultivation/use; prohibits restrictions on hemp (defined).

Result of “No” Vote: “No” vote retains existing civil and criminal laws prohibiting cultivation, possession and delivery of marijuana; retains current statutes that permit regulated medical use of marijuana.

Chief Petitioners

Douglas Paul Stanford                                 Madeline S. Martinez
4720 NE Davis St.                                         103 SE 136 Ave.
Portland, OR 97213                                      Portland, OR 97233

Text is available HERE: http://realneo.us/system/files/octa2010text.pdf

Talking Points available here: http://realneo.us/system/files/octa2010-talking-points.pdf

Download Oragon Petition here: http://realneo.us/system/files/octa2010-singlesignaturesheet.pdf

Instructions for Signers
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To the Secretary of State of Oregon,
I request this measure to be submitted to the people of Oregon for their approval or rejection at the election to be held on November 2, 2010.
A full and correct copy of this measure was made available for review and I have not previously signed a petition sheet for this measure.
Signature                                                                                          Date Signed      mm/dd/yy
Print Name                                                                                         Address                                                                       Sheet Number
                                                                                                               street, city, zip code
 SEL 316 rev 01/10 ORS 250.045                    Secretary of State Elections Division | 255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 501, Salem, OR 97310 | p. 503.986.1518 | f. 503.373.7414 | www.oregonvotes.org

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