Oct 17, 2019

Prop 19: Marijuana legislation


Legalizes marijuana under California but not federal law. Permits local governments to regulate and tax commercial production, distribution, and sale of marijuana.

Fiscal Impact:

Depending on federal, state, and local government actions, potential increased tax and fee revenues in the hundreds of millions of dollars annually and potential correctional savings of several tens of millions of dollars annually.


A YES vote on this measure means:

Individuals age 21 or older could, under state law, possess, cultivate and transport limited amounts of marijuana for personal use. In addition, the state and local governments could authorize, regulate, and tax commercial marijuana-related activitites under certain conditions. These activities would remain illegal under federal law.

A NO vote on this measure means:

The possession, cultivation and transportation of marijuana for personal use and commercial marijuana-related activities would remain illegal under state law, unless allowed under the state’s existing medical marijuana law.


www.YesOn19.com and www.NoOnProposition19.com

Official voter information guide courtesy of the Secretary of State web site.
To find out how and where to vote call (800) 345-VOTE or visit www.sos.ca.gov.

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