What does the initiative do?
The initiative legalizes marijuana use for persons over 21. Private stores, producers and processors are allowed
to be licensed to sell marijuana and marijuana infused products. The Washington State Liquor Control Board
(LCB) is tasked with regulating and taxing marijuana. Portions decriminalizing the possession of marijuana take
effect Dec. 6, 2012. Rules regarding licensing and sales are set to occur no later than Dec. 1, 2013.
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