City of Berkeley Medical Marijuana Initiative, Measure JJ (November 2008)
|Voting on Marijuana|
|Not on ballot|
- Eliminated limits on medical marijuana possessed by patients or caregivers.
- Established a peer review group for medical marijuana collectives to police themselves.
- Permitted medical marijuana dispensaries "as a matter of right" under the zoning ordinance rather than through a use permit subject to a public hearing.
Regardless of the provisions of Measure JJ, the sale, possession and use of marijuana, whether for medical or any other reason, remained a federal crime.
JJ was a citizen-initiated measure.
- These final election results are from the Alameda County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|Measure JJ: "Shall the City's ordinances be amended to eliminate limits on medical marijuana possessed by patients or caregivers; establish a peer review group for medical marijuana collectives to police themselves; and permit medical marijuana dispensaries as a matter of right under the zoning ordinance rather than through a use permit subject to a public hearing?"|
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