Regulation would take it out of criminals’ control

I introduced AB390 not only to address California’s growing economic crisis but, more importantly, to begin a rational public policy discussion about how best to regulate the state’s largest cash crop, estimated to be worth roughly $14 billion annually. Placing marijuana under the same regulatory system that now applies to alcohol represents the natural evolution of California’s laws and is in line with recent polls indicating strong support for decriminalizing marijuana.
Full article at the SF Gate. This piece was written by Tom Ammiano, the man who introduced bill AB390.

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