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Nevada Co D-A Opposes Marijuana Legalization

There’s more organized opposition to the fall ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana in California. The District Attorneys Association has voted to formalize it, in a unanimous vote, including from Nevada County D-A Cliff Newell. He says creating criminal laws through the initiative process is usually problematic, with unanticipated consequences…

click to listen to Cliff Newell

Proposition 64 would allow people 21 and older to possess, use, and share up to an ounce of marijuana, and to grow up to six plants. Newell says he’s usually okay with the state’s medicinal law…

click to listen to Cliff Newell

The District Attorney Association’s chief executive is also concerned about a provision in the measure that he says permit people with certain felony drug convictions to apply for a selling license. But supporters of the measure says it would prohibit a license to anyone with prior offenses for certain trafficking or drug-related offenses involving minors.

1 Comment

July 10, 2016

Rick Ates

Nevada County is about equally populated by human beings and 'holier than thou' Draconians...They attempt to control the vertical and the horizontal...They know better than you what is good for you...Stand up and be counted in November...If you are a human being vote down the bossy Draconians...just as you did the Draconian measure W...Thanks...

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