"On November 8, Americans will go to their polling places to elect a new president. In addition, millions of Californians will be asked to vote for or against Proposition 64, the Adult Use Marijuana Act. Also known as AUMA, Prop 64 would legalize recreational marijuana in California by controlling, regulating and taxing the responsible adult use, sale and cultivation of cannabis statewide.
Six years ago, Californians narrowly defeated Proposition 19, a similar but less complex initiative.The California chapter of NORML (The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) calls AUMA “an elaborate, 62-page document which writes hundreds of new provisions and regulations into state law. Due to its extraordinary length and complexity, AUMA contains a number of inconsistencies that will have to be ironed out by the courts or the legislature."
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