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How did this (Prop 19) originate in the first place?
We trace proposition 19 to Oakland, California to a place called Oaksterdam University, and Oaksterdam University where you can learn everything there is to know about growing marijuana extracting THC from marijuana, and also the politics and laws regarding marijuana. It was founded by a man named Richard Lee. He’s been a pro legalizing marijuana activists for the past 20 years. I had a chance to sit down with him and ask him why he founded Oaksterdam University , why he got proposition 19 on the ballot. He told a story that dates back 20 years ago he was involved in a serious crime and that’s what got him thinking there ought not to be laws against simple possession of marijuana. Here is a clip of Richard Lee. http://www.kpbs.org/news/2010/oct/08/prop-…
RICHARD LEE: “Well, I was the victim of a carjacking and then the police took a long time to respond and that made me as mad as the carjacking. So I started thinking about how the police were wasting their time looking for people like me instead of the real criminals, the real sociopaths and predators out there. So that is how I got started working towards ending cannabis prohibition.”
It looks like SB 1449 already solved Richard’s problem. Now, this is just a pure entrepreneurial venture for Richard Lee with his fledging Oaksterdam University. Richard Lee will be the next billionaire.
$70,000 total donated to Prop 19 by Dustin so people have the ability to grow marijuana in private residences.
"With Prop 19, one may grow marijuana at a private residence in a space of up to 25 square feet (2.3 m2) for personal use."
"Private Residence is a property owned or leased by an individual or family member for the use of themselves and/or family members requiring a supportive living environment."
Hey, the front yard is part of the private residence, so if Prop 19 passes, legally, anyone can plant marijuana in their front yards as say part of landscaping, and the side yards outside the fence can have marijuana plants for landscaping for all the children in the neighborhood to pick and consume.
That's controlling and regulating? People don't read anymore. Prop 19 is worse than a Nigerian scam that you get in your e-mail. Just because the title says Control, Regulate and Tax does not really mean the Proposition controls, regulates and tax marijuana as it should. Californians can't read. Justina is right. That $70,000 could have been put to good use to donate to education. Instead, Dustin wants more stoned children who cant' read.
Prop 19 stoner advocates boasts that Prop 19 will control access of pot to those under 21 years of age like alcohol. With Prop 19, this plant can be planted everywhere easily accessible to anyone under 21 years of age. Do you have alcohol and cigarettes growing out of everyone's yards - front yard, back yard or side yard? No. Prop 19 is written by a pot user for pot users with utter lack of concern for others. If you do not get what's up with a pot users' altered mind, then you will be sucked into this poorly written proposition. It is not the end of the world if this proposition does not pass. Someone else will write a better one the next time around, hopefully at the Federal level.
Millions of middle school children and high school kids should delete their Facebook accounts. This is a bad influence. They should flock to GOOGLE ME once it comes out. Switch to tumblr.com for now.
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