UPDATE (4/23): The group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) has posted a call for action - see it at the end of this article.
Today, activists celebrated a significant victory in Sacramento, California, as the Assembly Public Safety Committee passed a bill to create state oversight for its marijuana industry.
The bill, Assembly Bill 2312 would create a Bureau of Medical Marijuana Enforcement in the Department of Consumer Affairs to collect fees, set rules and police dispensaries. According to the Sacramento Bee, "the board would approve licenses for businesses selling, growing or transporting marijuana for use by people with physicians' recommendations."
AB 2312, by San Francisco Democrat Tom Ammiano, was passed along party lines with a vote of 4-2.Add a comment Read more...