Ballot initiatives, California statewide, 2016, part 2

Thank you for reading my analyses and recommendations on the California statewide. Read Part 1 (51 through 57, bonds and constitutional amendments) here. In this Part 2, I am moving on to 58 through 67, which are all initiative statutes, items that become part of law, but not the Constitution, and could be amended later…

Ballot analyses, California statewide, 2016 – part 1

Once again, I’m attempting to digest and communicate the substance of what propositions are up on the California November ballot, with the detail and contextual perspective I and others would want to see. I explicitly do not impose a neutral or “moderate” viewpoint, but do try to be intellectually honest about pros and cons and…

How we legalize marijuana, Part 5: What the Act does not do

This is part 5 of my series on the proposed Control, Regulate, and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (“the Act”) that will likely reach the California ballot in November 2016. The series started here. Thank you for reading. What the Act does not do:Change DUI rules. Drugged driving will be just as illegal, and there are issues…