A Marijuana Enforcement a Low Priority, Measure Z
ballot proposition was on the November 2, 2004 ballot
in Alameda County
for voters in the City of Oakland, where it was approved.
- Yes: 87,201 (65.2%)
- No: 46,563 (34.8%)
The ballot question was, "Shall the ordinance requiring the City of Oakland (1) to make law enforcement related to private adult cannabis (marijuana) use, distribution, sale, cultivation and possession, the City's lowest law enforcement priority; (2) to lobby to legalize, tax and regulate cannabis for adult private use, distribution, sale, cultivation and possession; (3) to license, tax and regulate cannabis sales if California law is amended to allow such actions; and (4) to create a committee to oversee the ordinance's implementation, be adopted?"
Richard Lee was one of the organizers of the campaign to pass Measure Z.