New Zealand Government Unveils Final Marijuana Legalization Measure For 2020 Ballot

New Zealand Government Unveils Final Marijuana Legalization Measure For 2020 Ballot

New Zealand’s government has revealed the final details of a marijuana legalization proposal that will appear on the September general election ballot. Voters will decide on the policy change through a referendum, where they will be asked “yes” or “no” to approving the “Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill.” Early details about the measure were released in December. And on Friday, the government shared the full proposal, which would make it legal for adults 20 and older to purchase and possess cannabis, cultivate two plants for personal use and visit marijuana “coffee shops” where on-site consumption would be allowed. Individuals would be able to purchase up to 14 grams of cannabis from licensed retailers and also gift up to 14 grams to another adult. At the beginning of implementation if voters approve the measure, retailers could only sell cannabis plants and seeds. But a regulatory body established under the bill called the Cannabis Regulatory Authority would later be able to approve “the introduction of other licensed products for sale, including concentrates and cannabis edibles, through regulations,” according to a summary. At this year's General Election you will be asked to make a choice on 2 different referendums – for cannabis legalisation and control, and end of life choice. Here's factual, impartial info so you can be confident about what you're voting on. https://t.co/gvx4BHNh5t — Andrew Little (@AndrewLittleMP) May 1, 2020 “Medicinal cannabis and hemp will not be affected by the outcome of the referendum,” a summary says. “Medicinal use of cannabis…

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