Re-Legalize Marijuana in Arizona - C-02-2016

Mickey Jones
Anonymous 11 Comments
43 Signatures Goal: 1,000

FULL TEXT OF PROPOSITION Be it enacted by the People of the State of Arizona The Constitution of the State of Arizona is amended BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW ARTICLE to read:

RE-LEGALIZE MARIJUANA

1. The state of Arizona shall recognize that marijuana and marijuana abuse are NOT criminal problems to be solved by arresting people and putting them in prison, fining them and seizing their assets.

2. The state of Arizona shall recognize that marijuana and marijuana abuse are medical problems that are to be solved by the person who uses the marijuana. It is NOT the government's job to solve people's marijuana problems.

3. Government entities in the state of Arizona shall not tax, regulate, control, or pass any laws governing the use, smoking, consumption, drinking, injecting, sale, transfer, growth, cultivating, manufacture, production, storage, possession, transportation, or importation of marijuana or any of the chemicals in any marijuana plant.

4. Nor shall any city, county, state or other government agency or government entity in Arizona assist other government agencies, such as the Federal government, foreign governments, Indian governments or other state governments in enforcing their laws against marijuana.

5. Nor shall any government entity in the state of Arizona pass any regulations discriminating against people or entities that use use, smoke, consume, drink, inject, sell, transfer, grow, cultivate, manufacture, produce, store, possess, transport, or import marijuana.

6. For this initiative the word marijuana refers to any form of marijuana, marijuana products, cannabis or hemp and includes concentrated forms such as hashish, hash oil, wax and shatter.

7. Any person arrested or convicted of any marijuana offense in the past shall automatically have their criminal record cleared for those charges and automatically receive a full pardon for those charges.

8. Any person arrested for any marijuana offense in the past who accepted a plea bargain for reduced charges shall automatically have their criminal record cleared for those reduced charges and automatically receive a full pardon for those reduced charges.

9. The state of Arizona shall not extradite a person to another state or country if the person could be charged with marijuana crimes which would be legal in Arizona.

10. Any government employee, police officer or prosecutor that interferes with a persons marijuana rights defined in this initiative shall be personally and civilly liable to each person for each incident for a minimum of $1 million in damages or 10 times the actual amount of damages which ever is greater. There shall be no immunity to police offices or prosecutors who claim to be "acting in good faith" or other reasons.

11. This constitutional amendment will not effect the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act which shall continue to exist in parallel.

  • Marvin R Wright
    Marvin R Wright United States, Pueblo
    Jan 04, 2018
    Jan 04, 2018
    Colorado is making big bucks and so is Nevada California is finally awake why should you miss out
  • Said
    Said United States, Santa Ana
    Nov 06, 2017
    Nov 06, 2017
    Make the loml legal
  • Russell Davis
    Russell Davis United States, Chandler
    Aug 07, 2017
    Aug 07, 2017
    Freedom. No more police state. Your right to limit the rights of others because of your opinion is not valid.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Apr 17, 2016
    Apr 17, 2016
    now this is the way to get it done
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    Russell Davis United States
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    Robert Etemadi United States
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