Should Ohio Permit personal cannabis cultivation/use; regulate/tax commercial cultivation/sale; prohibit restrictions on hemp?

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 06/19/2010 - 11:59.
YES - (see text and background at http://realneo.us/OregonAct)
85% (23 votes)
NO - (see text and background at http://realneo.us/OregonAct)
15% (4 votes)
Total votes: 27

Oregon Cannabis Tax Act 2010

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

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