Compare California 2014 Legalization Initiatives

MCLR 2014
Marijuana, Control Legalization & Revenue Act
CCHI 2014
California Cannabis Hemp Initiative
CRTMA 2014
Control, Regulate, and Tax Marijuana Act
CPRA 2014
Control Policy Reform Act
Collecting SignaturesStarted February8th 2014Currently Collecting - Ends 2/24Unclear, may start in February 2014Unclear, may start if DPA starts...
How it affects Existing Collectives?
Regulation StructureThe Independent Cannabis Control Commission
§ 27500
To be created by the Legislature
§ 11362.4 (III)
Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
§ 26010 (a)
Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
§ 11422 (a)
Protects Existing CollectivesYes
§ 27600 (e)
NoNoNo
Total Bans AllowedNo
§ 27380 (b)
No
§ 11362.4 (I) (c)
YES
§ 26120
No
§ 11422 (c)
How will it affect current Medical Marijuana Laws?
Protects Parents who GrowYes. Parental rights & prevents removal of a child.
§ 27310
Unclear
§ 11362.4 (I) (a)
NoYes. Parental rights & prevents removal of a child
§ 11422 (d) (4)
Out of State ReciprocityYes
§ 27200 (b)
NoNoNo
Standardize cost of State ID CardYes, $35 max
§ 27200 (a)
NoNoNo
Protects Medical Patients on Probation & BailYes
§ 27200 (c)
NoNoNo
Changes medical usesNoYes
§ 11362.4 (I) (b) (3)
NoNo
Medical Cannabis Grow LimitsNo ChangeNo Change6 plants per property MAX
§ 11362.2 (a) (2) (B)
No Change
Medical Cannabis TaxNo tax for ANY Medical or Dietary use
§ 27400
No tax for "Medicinal Preparations"
§ 11362.4 (I) (d)
25% + Sales Tax
§ 34020 (a)
Products licensed solely for medicinal use.. "MAY" be exempted from taxes. If not exempt 6% Grow + 6% Resell+ 6% Sales +5% Local+Sales Tax
§ 34011 (a)
How it affects personal use?
Adult (NOT Medical) Grow Limits12 Plants, 6 Flowering per Person/legal residence
§ 27710 (a)
99 flowering female plants and 12 pounds of flowers per Person
§ 11362.4 (I) (f)
6 plants per property MAX
§ 11362.2 (a) (2) (B)
2600 watts or 100sqft
§ 11422 (d) (4)
Possession LimitsMarijuana produced by the plants grown at residence
§ 27710 (a)
Over 12 lbs = Commercial, fines to be established by the Legislature
§ 11362.4 (I) (f)
1 ounce of flowers, 1/8 of concentrates
§ 11362.2 (a) (1)
all cannabis produced from a personal garden, or 3 lbs
§ 11422 (d)
Adult use Tax RateUp to 10% + Sales Tax
§ 27420 (f)
Up to 10% + Sales Tax
§ 11362.4 (III) (2)
25% + Sales Tax
§ 34020 (a)
6% Grow + 6% Resell+ 6% Sales +5% Local+Sales Tax
§ 34011 (a)
Driving Under the Influence (DUI)Impairment based on observations, and no presumptions from blood, breath, or urine.
§ 27860 (e)
Testing for active (not metabolized) cannabis may be used.
§ 11362.4 (i) (e) (2)
Not affect existing driving laws or operating a vehicle under the influence of marijuana.
Section 3 (L)
Impairment based on observations... no longer able to drive a vehicle with the caution of a sober person
$ 11426 (d)
How it affects New Cannabis Businesses?
Zoning1000 feet from Schools
§ 27380 (e)
Not be subject to any special zoning requirement
§ 11362.4 (I) (c)
Restricted same as alcohol or tobacco & 1000 feet from Schools
§ 26080 (d)
To be established by Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) & "Local jurisdictions"
§ 11422 (c), 11424 (a)
Grow Limits - CommercialNo limit/ fee based $150/100SF for license holders.
§ 27600 (a)
Over 12 lbs = Commercial Rates to be established by the Legislature
§ 11362.4 (I) (f)
To be established by Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
§ 26020 (b) (2)
To be established by Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
§ 11422 (c)
License/Application Fees$0 - $5000 depending on type of business
§ 27600 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), & (f)
Shall not exceed $1,000.00
§ 11362.4 (III) (1)
To be established by Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
§ 26030 (a)
To be established by Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
§ 11423 (a)
Licensed Public ConsumptionYes (g)
§27600 (e) (4) (6)
No - Not mentionedNo - Illegal to smoke or ingest in public
§11362.2
Reduces existing penaltiesYes
§27830 & 27860 (a)
Yes
§ Sec II
NoYes
§ Sec 3
Other information:
Complaint with the Federal DOJ "Cole" Memos 8/29/2013 & 2/14/2014 YesNoYesYes
Complaint with the Federal Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) Banking GuidelinesYesNoYes for adult use, No for Medical MarijuanaYes
Allows for Hemp ProductionYes
§ Sec. 11, 12, 13 & 14
YesYes
§ 26030 (a)
No
Fixes Industrial Hemp Bill (SB-566)Yes
§ Sec. 11, 12, 13 & 14
NoYes
§ 26030 (a)
No
Review & release non-violent inmatesYes, Encourages the Governor and Legislature to enact legislation for non-violent inmates to have their sentences reviewed and criminal records expunged...
§ 27100 (h)
Yes, case by case review for the purpose of sentence modification, amnesty, immediate release from prison...
§ 11362.4 (II) (1) & § 11362.4 (II) (2)
NoNo
Adult Use Age Limit21212121
Creation ProcessGrass roots, open source, Google docJack HererSame as Washington StateUnknown
Vetting ProcessHundreds of Activist, Attorneys, and Cannabis Operators through Americans for Policy Reform & SaveCannabis.orgMichael Jolson, Buddy Duzy & Attorney Letitia PepperDPA / UnknownUnknown
Proponents

Bob Bowerman
Sacramento NORML

John W. Lee
Americans For Policy Reform

Dege Coutee
Patient Advocacy Network

Dave Hodges
All American Cannabis Club

Berton (Buddy) Duzy
CCHI

Michael Jolson
CCHI

Sara Behmerwohld
DPA

Ed Rosenthal
Cannabis Grower

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