Sensible Washington is planning a series of events around the state this Wednesday, April 20, to promote I-1149 and gather signatures. This ballot initiative would remove all civil and criminal penalties for the adult possession, use, manufacture or delivery of cannabis, and it would instruct the legislature to enact appropriate regulations for those activities. The passage of this bill would reduce criminal activity, provide a much-needed boost to the state economy, allow for both cannabis and hemp to be grown in environmentally-sound ways, and establish enforceable age restrictions that can finally prevent sales to minors.
In Seattle, there will be a press conference at the north end of Westlake Park at 1:00 p.m. where attorneys, activists, and other volunteers will speak on behalf of Initiative 1149 and answer questions. This will be followed by a rally at 2:00 p.m. MORE...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
"Join Sensible Washington on 4/20 – It’s Time to End Cannabis Prohibition in Washington State"