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California: Citizen initiatives are for special elections, two-thirds approval does not apply

The California Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in favor of the plaintiffs – the California Cannabis Coalition (CCC) and two individuals – holding that the mandate that general taxes be submitted to the voters at a regularly scheduled general election applies only to local governments, and not to the electorate’s initiative power. This meant that the initiative at issue in the case, pertaining to legalization of medical marijuana in the city of Upland, should be submitted to the voters at a special election, not at a general election.

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Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Regulatory Scheme Takes Shape; Newly Appointed Cannabis Control Commission Begins Work

In accordance with provisions of the comprehensive recreational marijuana legislation signed by Governor Baker in late July referred to as “an Act to Ensure Safe Access to Marijuana” (the Act), the Chairman and four other individual members of the new Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) that will broadly regulate both medical and recreational marijuana in the Commonwealth were appointed in early September 2017.

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