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What the Passage of Proposition 64 means to Escalon.

What the Passage of Proposition 64 means to Escalon.

Source:  Escalon Police Department.

With the passage of Proposition 64, the Escalon Police Department wants to ensure that our community understands the regulations that come with the legalization of recreational Marijuana. By passing, through a statewide vote, this proposition takes effect on November 9, 2016. Please remember that violation of Marijuana laws will still be handled as regulated by existing state and local laws.

Personal Use:

AGE: 21 years of age or older

POSSESSION: Possess, process, transport, purchase, obtain, or give away 28.5 grams of non-concentrated non-medical marijuana, or 8.5 grams of concentrated marijuana products.

USE: Smoke or ingest marijuana or marijuana products

CULTIVATION: Possess, plant, cultivate, harvest, dry or process up to 6 plants per residence for personal use
Restrictions on Personal Use:
No smoking in a public place (except where authorized locally).

No smoking where smoking tobacco is prohibited.

No smoking within 1,000 feet of a school, day care center or youth center.

No smoking while driving or riding in a vehicle.

Cities may prohibit smoking and possession in buildings owned, leased, or occupied by the city.

Employers may maintain drug-free workplaces.
Current City Ordinances:

Prohibits Marijuana Dispensaries within the City.  

Still in effect.
Prohibits the delivering of Marijuana within the City.  

Still in effect.
Prohibits the cultivation of Marijuana within the City.  

May now cultivate up to 6 plants in private residence.

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