With the passage of Proposition 64 in 2016, The Control,
Regulate, and Tax Adult Use Marijuana Act (AUMA), California voters mandated
the State set aside funding for the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to disperse
to local governments and qualified non-profit organizations for the education,
prevention, and enforcement of impaired driving laws pursuant to Revenue and
Taxation Code Section 34019.
It is the intent of CHP to advance the wishes of the people of
California by using AUMA grants to educate the public regarding the dangers of
impaired driving, fund efforts to remove impaired drivers from the roadway, and
to further research into impaired driving issues.
The grants program marks an important step forward
in its effort to address the
following goals and objectives:
Reduce the number of accidents by
Increase public awareness
Improve the safety of our
Develop new strategies
The CHP is proposing regulations to the Cannabis Tax Fund
Grant Program. Please visit the IDS Regulatory Action
page for additional details, and make
sure to check back for further program updates.