Proposition 64

Creek restoration in Redwood National and State Parks. Photo by Mike Shoys

Proposition 64: California Adult Use of Marijuana Act


The California Adult Use of Marijuana Act, or Proposition 64, was passed by voters in 2016. The measure legalized recreational marijuana in the state and thus created the world’s largest legal pot economy. The law includes funding for the restoration of forested watersheds and eventual stewardship of public lands most adversely impacted by illegal marijuana cultivation.

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Some of the harmful chemicals used in illegal marijuana grows. Photo by Justin Faggioli

Illegal Marijuana Farms Threaten Redwoods


In the upcoming November election, California voters will determine whether or not the state will join the ranks of those who have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. While the League has no position on legalization, we ask voters to Continued

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