As children and teachers watch, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger talks to reporters and students after voting at an Kenter Avenue Elementary School near his home in the Brentwood district of Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010 Updated at 9:34 AM PST
The Terminator won't come after you for smoking a joint.
Schwarzenegger signed a law five weeks ago that made possession of up to an ounce of marijuana the equivalent of a traffic infraction. It carries a penalty of no more than a $100 fine and no arrest or criminal record. But as for that ballot initiative Golde State voters rejected, the one that would have made pot puffing totally legal for adults, Schwarzenegger said that went too far.