Arizona’s AG urges Legislature to legalize marijuana rather than risk voters deciding

Mark Brnovich

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services | Arizona Capitol Times

Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants state lawmakers to debate and enact a law allowing recreational marijuana use for adults, rather than risk an industry-crafted measure winning at the ballot box.

And even Gov. Doug Ducey, who remains personally opposed to recreational use, said he is open to the possibility of signing such a law as an alternative to an initiative. Brnovich told Capitol Media Services on Monday that the issues are far too complex to be left to a take-it-or-leave-it ballot measure. He said those issues deserve more discussion than 30-second TV ads pushed by proponents and foes.

“Generally speaking, as a matter of public policy, the public policy makers, i.e., the Legislature, should step up and address issues so voters don’t have to do it via the initiative process,” he said.


Share this!

Additional Articles

News Categories

Get Our Twice Weekly Newsletter!

* indicates required

Rose Law Group pc values “outrageous client service.” We pride ourselves on hyper-responsiveness to our clients’ needs and an extraordinary record of success in achieving our clients’ goals. We know we get results and our list of outstanding clients speaks to the quality of our work.