The Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA): What our patients need to know

August 30th, 2016

We put together this breakdown of Prop. 64 to address questions and concerns we’ve heard from our patients, friends and family about the Adult Use of Marijuana Act.

 

Prop 64 Adult Use of Marijuana AUMA

Why should we legalize now?

Today, we have a broken system that profits drug cartels, threatens the safety of children, harms our environment, and uses law enforcement resources on small, victimless crimes that disproportionally affect minorities.

As with all legislation, Prop. 64 is a work-in-progress and will need to be improved upon as we navigate and learn from this new regulation together. Prop. 215 is STILL being improved upon today, 20 years later.

While it may not be perfect, AUMA creates a safe, legal and regulated system that ends the failed war on marijuana. This initiative protects our patients, children, consumers, small business owners, workers and environment.

BPG supports Prop. 64 because it:

1. Advances social and criminal justice reform

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