AMENDING TITLE 36, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES, BY ADDING CHAPTER 28.2; AMENDING TITLE 42, CHAPTER 3, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 10; AMENDING TITLE 43, CHAPTER 1, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES, BY ADDING SECTION 43-108; RELATING TO THE REGULATION AND TAXATION OF MARIJUANA.
Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol
Sponsored by the Marijuana Policy Project
4400 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 9916
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Carlos Alfaro, Applicant & Treasurer
A "yes" vote shall have the effect of permitting individuals 21 years and older to privately use, possess, manufacture, give away, or transport up to 1 ounce of marijuana and grow up to 6 marijuana plants at the individual’s residence; generally declaring violations of the Act (including public use) a petty offense punishable by no more than a $300 fine; creating the Department of Marijuana Licenses and Control, which includes a 7-member Marijuana Commission appointed by the Governor, to regulate and license entities involved in cultivating, manufacturing, distributing, selling, and testing marijuana products; granting local jurisdictions limited authority to enact ordinances and rules to regulate marijuana and marijuana products; establishing licensing fees for marijuana establishments and levying a 15% tax on all marijuana and marijuana products; and declaring all marijuana establishment contracts enforceable notwithstanding any conflict with federal law.
A "no" vote shall have the effect of retaining existing law, which prohibits individuals from using, possessing, growing or purchasing marijuana unless the individual is authorized by and doing so in compliance with the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act.
AMENDING TITLE 23, CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE 8, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES, BY AMENDING SECTIONS 23-363 AND 23-364; AMENDING TITLE 23, CHAPTER 2, ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES, BY ADDING ARTICLE 8.1; RELATING TO ARIZONA’S MINIMUM WAGE AND EARNED PAID SICK TIME BENEFITS.
Arizonans for Fair Wages and Healthy Families
3120 North 19th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85015
Tomas Robles, Chairman & Applicant
A "yes" vote shall have the effect of increasing the minimum wage from $8.05 per hour in 2016 to $10.00 per hour in 2017, and then incrementally increasing the minimum wage to $12.00 per hour by the year 2020; entitles employees to earn 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked with limits based upon the size of the employer; broadly defining the conditions under which paid sick time may be taken, including mental or physical illness, care of a family member, a public health emergency, or absence due to domestic violence, sexual violence, abuse or stalking; prohibiting various forms of retaliation against employees for exercising any rights under the law; and requiring employers to provide various notices to employees about the law.
A "no" vote shall have the effect of retaining the existing minimum wage (along with the existing method for annually increasing the minimum wage for inflation) and retaining employers' existing ability to determine their own earned paid sick leave policy.