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New Bill To Legalize Marijuana Use in Arizona

On Behalf of / Monday, 05 January 2015 / Published in drug possesion, Medical Marijuana, Narcotics

New Bill Makes It Legal to Use Marijuana in Arizona

 

Times are changing. Some things for the better, some things for the worse. You can be the judge of what’s good or bad. A state representative has now introduced a new bill that would make it legal the recreation use of marijuana in Arizona.

 

The new bill, House Bill 2007, will allow anyone who is o twenty-one or older to legally possess an ounce or less of marijuana.

 

If you are twenty-one or older, you could even legally grow at most five marijuana plants. You could even exchange an ounce of marijuana between people as long as your of age. However, you can not sale it.  There is going to be a tax of $50 that would be levied on every ounce that is transferred from a grow facility to a retail store.

 

Marijuana Bill Taxes Sales of Marijuana

Of course taxing things helps the state, fifty percent of the tax would actually go into Arizona’s “general” fund. Thirty percent of the tax would go towards the education and the rest of the tax would go to public health and education programs.

 

If you’re not a fan of marijuana, good news for you. Public smoking would still be banned on Marijuana use.

 

 Richard Baker (Who uses Marijuana for Medical Reason’s) Statement:

All these kids are doing to get it, and then what’s going to happen? We’re going to have a bunch of flunkies.

 

While Mr. Baker has to use the drug for rheumatoid arthritis, he knows first hand the negative side effects of marijuana. He says that marijuana has dulled his memory.

 

Stev-0’s Statement about Taxing Marijuana

I think it costs us more to try to stop it than what it would actually cost to allow it to be legal.

 

Stev-O admitted to using Marijuana for de-stressing and sporadic pains.

 

Right now the only place recreational use of marijuana is in Colorado and Washington State.

 

Source: https://www.abc15.com/news/region-northern-az/other/bill-would-legalize-recreational-marijuana-in-arizona

 

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