Californians to Regulate Medical Marijuana Forms Campaign Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 —  Committee Launches Campaign/Fundraising/Outreach Efforts to Qualify Initiative

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Californians to Regulate Medical Marijuana (FPPC #1343895) has filed with the Secretary of State as a campaign committee to support the California Medical Marijuana Regulation, Control and Taxation Act.

71 percent of Californians support the state’s law allowing the use of marijuana for medical reasons. However, many Californians also want to see reforms to the current system to insure medical patients have continued access to marijuana but with clearer, stronger, and more uniform statewide rules. (See poll here)

The California Medical Marijuana Regulation, Control and Taxation Act, filed by Americans for Safe Access and UFCW Local 5 with the CA Attorney General, calls for uniform statewide policy and oversight; uniform statewide taxation; and stronger penalties for fraudulent medical recommendations.

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