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MARIJUANA. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Prohibits prosecution for cultivation, transportation, distribution, or consumption of marijuana for industrial, medicinal, nutritional, personal use. Adds marijuana to list of available prescription medicines. Grants amnesty for prior offenses; permits destruction of prior criminal records. Authorizes legislative action regulating use in public places, while operating vehicles or which affects public safety. Prohibits: chemical testing for marijuana use for employment, insurance; government enforcement of conflicting federal laws. Directs Legislature, Governor, and Attorney General to challenge conflicting federal laws. Establishes legislative panel to study feasibility of restitution for persons imprisoned, fined or who have forfeited property for prior offenses. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: Unknown. Could result in savings of state and local law enforcement costs; savings would be offset by a reduction in revenues from fines and costs of amnesty and destruction of criminal records programs.
Jack Herer, 39 Park Ave., Venice, Ca 90291; Christopher P.M. Conrad, 835 Parkman Ave. #4, Los Angeles, Ca 90026; Edwin M. Adair, Iii, 10408 Wheatland Ave., Sunland, Ca 91040; Lynn Osburn, Star Route 1, Box 165, Maricopa, Ca 93252; Tod H. Mikuriya, 1168 Sterling Ave., Berkeley, Ca 94708; Carol B. Miller, 30898 Kings Ridge Rd., Cazadero, Ca 95421; Dennis Peron, 3745 17Th Street, San Francisco, Ca 94114; Ronald L. Miller, 2576 E. Carson Street, Long Beach, Ca 90810; Robert J. Leitch, 7308 Haskell #6, Van Nuys, Ca 91406; Richard Marcella, 23342 Angeles Forest Hwy., Palmdale, Ca 93550; Ronald Tisbert, 1332 East Ave. R3, Palmdale, Ca 93550; Martin Kahn, 455 - 14Th Street, San Francisco, Ca 94103; Theodora Kerry, 9281 Monroe Ave., Aptos, Ca 95003; Edward A. Rosenthal, 1635 E. 22Nd St., Oakland, Ca 94606; Amy S. Swanson, 409 Honker Lane, Suisun, Ca 94585; Gloria F. Smith, 4015 Elston Ave., Oakland, Ca 94602; Dale Gieringer, 130 Wilding Lane, Oakland, Ca 94618
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Marijuana. California Initiative 531 (1991).