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Along With Marijuana Opponents Highly Funded And Successful Campaigns Against Marijuana, Wisniewski Said Proposition205 More Than Likely Failed Due To Various Flaws In The Bills Language.

Arizona Supporters Hope To Have Recreational Pot Measure For 2018 Election 02/21/17 AT 2:44 PM Close Although Arizona voters rejected legalization of recreational http://michiganmedicalmarijuana.biz/ marijuana in November, supporters are hoping to get a second shot come 2018. Supporters filed an initiativeThursday, the Safer Arizona Legalization Act , which would legalize adult use of marijuana in the state, starting the clock ticking on a 16-month effort to obtain 152,000 valid signatures to get the measure on the ballot. Although the measure, Proposition 205 , failed to pass during the November election 52 percent of Arizona voters opposed legalizing recreational marijuana compared to the 48 percent who approved Safer Arizona is hoping new language in the initiative will sway voters when they hit the ballot boxin 2018. The measurenot only wouldallow adults 21 and older to possess, cultivate up to 48 plants at home and consume marijuana legally, but will also repeal all criminal penaltiesassociated with marijuana and replace marijuana offense violations with fines. The referendum aims to protect marijuana consumers firearms rights as well as custody rights of parents who may consume the plant. Under the new measure, marijuana sales would be taxed and there would be amounts specifically allocated towardeducation. This is what people are getting at when they go for cannabis legalization, Safer Arizona rep Dave Wisniewski told local media Thursday. Everything that has passed so far has been investor driven and doesnt take on the whole problem. Arizona was the only one of five states voting on legalization to reject recreational marijuana measures during the 2016 election. California, Massachusetts, Maine and Montana all approved legalization. Along with marijuana opponents highly funded and successful campaigns against marijuana, Wisniewski said Proposition205 more than likely failed due to various flaws in the bills language. There was a large population of cannabis consumers who voted no on it, he added. I dont believe Arizona voted down Proposition205 because they didnt want marijuana.” Along with Arizona, Michigan may also be considering legalizing recreational marijuana come 2018.

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