The Secretary of State’s Office has approved our Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act (PAMDA) petition for 2022 and we can now begin collecting signatures (see Text for downloads and instructions).
The Short Title generated by the Secretary of State will appear on the state’s website and all our petitions.
The Long Title they created will also appear on the cover page of the petition and on all state materials to describe the effect of the PAMDA initiative if passed.
AN INITIATIVE RELATING TO MARIJUANA; AMENDING TITLE 37, IDAHO CODE, BY ADDITION OF A NEW CHAPTER 35, KNOWN AS THE “PERSONAL ADULT MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION ACT” TO DECRIMINALIZE THE POSSESSION, USE, AND TRANSFER OF UP TO THREE OUNCES OF MARIJUANA BY PERSONS AT LEAST TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE; ESTABLISHES CONDUCT LIMITATIONS THAT ARE NOT PROTECTED FROM CIVIL OR CRIMINAL PENALTIES AND SANCTIONS; ESTABLISHES FACILITY RESTRICTIONS THAT PROVIDE FACILITIES SUCH AS NURSING HOMES, INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES, HOSPICE HOUSES, HOSPITALS, OR OTHER RESIDENTIAL CARE OR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES WITH THE AUTHORITY TO ADOPT REASONABLE RESTRICTIONS ON THE PERSONAL USE OF MARIJUANA; PROVIDES THAT DISCRIMINATION IS PROHIBITED AGAINST PERSONS THAT USE MARIJUANA AS AUTHORIZED BY THIS ACT; PROVIDES FOR SEVERABILITY; AMENDS TITLE 37, CHAPTER 27, IDAHO CODE, KNOWN AS THE IDAHO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT, TO INCORPORATE THE NEW TITLE 37, CHAPTER 35; AND AMENDS TITLE 63, CHAPTER 42, IDAHO CODE, KNOWN AS THE ILLEGAL DRUG STAMP TAX ACT, TO CHANGE THE ILLEGAL QUANTITY OF MARIJUANA TO MORE THAN THREE OUNCES.
With the titles now official, we can begin collecting signatures for the PAMDA. We will update our signing locations shortly.