2. A Penalty Fee
on the marijuana industry for every underage marijuana user.

Why is this needed?
Each year, six out of ten new smokers are under age 18. Nine out of ten new drinkers are under age 21. (1) Clearly, age limits do not protect children from industries that sell them alcohol and tobacco. An age limit will not prevent a marijuana industry from selling marijuana to kids either. This provision will:

  • Hold industry accountable by imposing a penalty fee the marijuana industry must pay for every underage young person in the nation who uses marijuana in his or her lifetime.

 

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