Medical marijuana advocate explains stance against Prop 19
on November 1, 2010
Ryan Landers has long been at the forefront of the battle for California marijuana legislation. Landers co-wrote Proposition 215, which legalized use of medical marijuana in the state in 1996. As a patients’ rights advocate, he testified against several bills he felt were lacking, and helped author the language for what would become Senate Bill 420, which clarified patients’ rights in 2003. Despite his support of previous landmark legislation, Landers has taken a stand against Proposition 19, on the state ballot next Tuesday, which would legalize several marijuana related activities.
“I’ve worked on many, many state laws,” Landers said. “This isn’t a good law.”
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