Ballot measures for local access to legal cannabis rack up wins in California – CALmatters

In summary

Until the state provides full access to legal cannabis, Californians will do what they do best: Get their civic engagement on.

By Bridget Hennessey, Special to CalMatters

Bridget Hennessey, of Tustin, is vice president for government relations at Weedmaps, the cannabis technology platform, [email protected].

Californians will stop at nothing for safer, more reliable and convenient access to legal cannabis. There were more than 35 pro-cannabis ballot measures up for consideration throughout the Golden State on Election Day. Thirty-one of them were victorious.

But didn’t we deal with this issue in 2016, when Californians passed Proposition 64 – which legalized adult-use cannabis statewide?

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