No On 64 Election Night Statement

No on Prop 64 Press Release

“After spending almost $20 million on Proposition 64, the financial investors are the winners, and California’s children, local communities and health care systems are the big losers.

Three things we know for sure:

1. More people will start smoking marijuana.
2. Our highways will be more dangerous and emergency rooms more crowded.
3. Our elected leaders will struggle to contain an aggressive industry that most do not even fully understand today.”

“It now falls on California’s elected leaders to tackle the myriad issues that were raised during this campaign – ranging from advertising to marijuana impaired driving. Unfortunately, they will confront those challenges in an political and legislative environment that will now include advocacy by major cannabis investors and corporate special interests focused solely on profits.”

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