Introduced by Rep. Jeff Irwin (D) on September 17, 2015, to decriminalize marijuana. The bill would make it legal for adults 21 or older to possess and transfer up to one ounce of marijuana, impose a 10 percent excise tax on sales (in addition to the 6 percent sales tax), and establish a comprehensive regulatory and licensing regime on producers and retailers. Local governments would be allowed to ban retail sales and production. Full Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 17, 2015.