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Legalizes marijuana under state law. Creates commission to regulate and license marijuana industry. Applies general retail sales taxes to marijuana, unless medical or dietary exemptions apply. Permits excise taxes on certain marijuana sales, up to 15% of retail price, and storage, up to 10% of wholesale price. Prohibits discrimination based on marijuana use. Bars marijuana testing for job applicants and employees, or penalizing employees for off-duty use, unless they are in safety-sensitive occupations. Permits local regulation of marijuana businesses, including ban or cap with voter approval. Exempts medical marijuana collectives from licensing and local zoning. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: Net reduced costs ranging from tens of millions of dollars to potentially exceeding $100 million annually to state and local governments related to enforcing certain marijuana-related offenses, handling the related criminal cases in the court system, and incarcerating and supervising certain marijuana offenders. Net additional state and local tax revenues of potentially up to several hundred million dollars annually related to the production and sale of marijuana, most of which would be required to be spent for specific purposes such as education, public safety, and drug abuse education and treatment.
Marc Baylen, Jason Bennett, Jason Browne, Heather Burke, Gilbert Canedo, Dege Coutee, Lanette Davies, Denise Dorey, Omar Figueroa, Gregory Fuentes, Shona Levana Gochenaur, Russell Goodrow, Michael Grafton, Elihu Hernandez, Dave Hodges, Gregory Charles Ledbetter, John Lee, Edie Lerman, Jon Martinelli, Richard Miller, Ron Mullins, J David Nick, Teresa Randolph, Patricia Smith, Sandra Bacon AK33Tercero email@example.com
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MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION. INITIATIVE STATUTE. California Initiative 1700 (2015).