Results for Proposed Initiative #70

Ballot Title Setting Board
2011-2012

 

The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

An amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning cannabis, and, in connection therewith, requiring the repeal of all state and local criminal cannabis laws; creating a constitutional right for limited personal cultivation and use of cannabis for Coloradans twenty-one years of age or older; regulating the sale and manufacture of cannabis, including penalties for unlawful use, similarly to tobacco; requiring that 25% of the sales tax revenue derived from the sale of cannabis products be appropriated to public schools, health care, substance abuse treatment, and prisoner rehabilitation; requiring the department of agriculture to regulate industrial hemp farming similarly to other agricultural products; and making the use of state, county, or municipal resources to assist in the enforcement of federal marijuana laws against Coloradans in compliance with the amendment a class I misdemeanor.

The ballot title and submission clause as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows:

Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning cannabis, and, in connection therewith, requiring the repeal of all state and local criminal cannabis laws; creating a constitutional right for limited personal cultivation and use of cannabis for Coloradans twenty-one years of age or older; regulating the sale and manufacture of cannabis, including penalties for unlawful use, similarly to tobacco; requiring that 25% of the sales tax revenue derived from the sale of cannabis products be appropriated to public schools, health care, substance abuse treatment, and prisoner rehabilitation; requiring the department of agriculture to regulate industrial hemp farming similarly to other agricultural products; and making the use of state, county, or municipal resources to assist in the enforcement of federal marijuana laws against Coloradans in compliance with the amendment a class I misdemeanor?

 

Hearing April 4, 2012

Single subject approved; staff draft amended; titles set.
Hearing adjourned 2:40 PM

 

* Unofficially captioned “Cannabis Laws” by legislative staff for tracking purposes. This caption is not part of the titles set by the Board.