Prop 215

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California Proposition 215, Medical Marijuana Initiative (1996). Proposition 215 exempted patients and defined caregivers who possess or cultivate marijuana for medical treatment recommended by a physician.

Prop 215 was effectively the legalization of weed in California for medical purposes.

In 2016, voters passed Prop 64, which superseded Prop 215 by allowing the sale of recreational marijuana.