nov 6, 1999 - California Becomes
First State to Legalize
Voters in California passed a state medical marijuana initiative in 1996. Known as Proposition 215, it permits patients and their primary caregivers, to possess and cultivate marijuana for the treatment of many illnesses.
(This is probably the biggest event for those with the veiwpoint to legalize the drug, becase this lead to many other states legalizing the drug)
Added to timeline:
Medical Marijuana 1