California AB 2312 purports to allow local governments to ban collectives and to tax cannabis. These provisions are all clearly contrary to Prop. 215, and will lead to litigation, which the State will lose, based on Prop. 215’s status as a People-enacted initiative, as controlling over contrary legislation by the People’s elected officials.
Mendocino Medical Marijuana Advisory Board urges a No vote on AB 2312. It will not work without the support of the cannabis patient community which has vanished, as the law in numerous ways has been tarnished with undemocratic intolerable impermissible modifications.
Paul Stanford of The Hemp and Cannabis Foundation in Oregon discusses his history as a marijuana legalization activist, beginning with becoming the NORML coordinator for Washington State in 1982, his association with Jack Herer beginning in 1984, the current state of medical marijuana and the movement in Oregon, and the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act 2012.
Dennis Peron & John Entwistle discuss Peron’s child-porn charges, HR 2306, Prop. 19, The Regulate Marijuana Like Wine initiative, Attorney General Kamela Harris proposed guidelines, and the state of the movement.