Today, the California Supreme Court struck down a law which sought to limit the amount of medical marijuana someone is allowed to possess. In 1996, California voters approved Proposition 215 which allows people with a doctor's prescription to possess an unspecified amount of marijuana. In 2003 the California legislature passed a law limiting the amount of marijuana that can be possessed by a patient to 8 ounces. The California Supreme Court struck down this law and held that once a measure is added to the California constitution by the voters only the voters can change the law. Thus, the legislature was improper and was struck down.
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