…it will be up to local groups and individuals willing to participate in the… process to ensure that the personal use… isn’t weakened during implementation…
Ultimately, we recognize that all reforms are a push-and-pull of what people who think about policy all day want to see and what legislators, donors, drafters, lobbyists, opposition blocks, funders and – ultimately – voters are willing to learn about. This inherently makes policymaking a long-term, incremental process that is subject in part to what is politically viable in that jurisdiction… the details of keeping fees low, incentivizing diversity and community control, and appropriately increasing availability to a broad population, are going to be subject to a number of factors that will likely not fully reveal themselves until the implementation process begins.
Original Article (MAPS):
MAPS analysis of Colorado’s natural medicine health act: reviewing proposition 122/measure 58
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