Today the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act of 2012, a.k.a. Amendment 64, officially qualified for the November ballot in Colorado. "If approved by voters," the Drug Policy Alliance reports, "the initiative would decriminalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults 21 and older statewide and would allow small-scale cultivation for personal consumption. It would also permit the Department of Revenue or local governments (cities and counties) to design and implement regulations for controlling sales of marijuana to adults." DPA notes that "Colorado now joins Washington as one of two states to qualify a legalization initiative in 2012, while several other states are hoping to follow suit."
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