Ex-CHP officer and leading Republican co-sponsor of legislation to legally regulate cannabis. Supports lower cannabis taxes, but strong enforcement.
Holds office State Assembly District 36
Asm. Lackey says he appreciates the medical value of marijuana from personal experience with relatives.
Asm. Lackey was the leading Republican co-sponsor of MMRSA, the state's first legislation to legally license medical marijuana sales.
An opponent of high taxes, Asm. Lackey co-sponsored AB 3157, a bill to temporarily reduce Prop. 64's taxes on legal marijuana so as to discourage black-market competition.
A former CHP officer, Asm. Lackey has expressed concern about cannabis DUIs. He sponsored a bill to authorize use of oral fluid testing for drivers, a scientifically unproven technology, which was rejected with NORML's opposition.
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