• News Digest Oct 30

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    Washington Initiative 502

    News: One Marijuana Arrest Occurs Every 42 Seconds In US: FBI Report - Matt Ferner at Huffington Post

    Opinion: Good, Bad and Ugly: 5 class acts, 5 classless acts of Campaign 2012 - Joel Connelly at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.


    Oregon Measure 80

    Advertisement (Video): Prohibition Has Failed  - Vote 80.org

    Poll: Oregon voters just saying no to legalized marijuana (Oregonian poll) - Harry Esteve at the Oregonian

    Opinion: Mainstream Oregon Media Outlets Continue To Ignore Anti-Marijuana Sheriff’s Lies - Johnny Green at the Weed Blog


    Colorado Amendment 64

    News: Amendment 64 could reduce Colorado marijuana arrests by thousands - John Ingold at the Denver Post

    Local News: Local business owners ponder implications of Amendment 64 - Janet Urquhart at the Aspen Times

    Opinion (No): Legalizing Weed in Colorado is Reefer Madness - Joy Overbeck at the American Thinker

    News: The Money behind CO Amendment 64 - Niki Bornes at CleanSlateNow.org

    Local News (Audio): Vox Pop: Amendment 64 - Ali Lightfoot at KVNF Public Radio


    Media Outlets

    StopTheDrugWar.org: Marijuana Legalization Archives

    Drug War Chronicle: Initiative Watch

    Jonathan Martin at the Seattle Times

    John Ingold at the Denver Post

    Matt Ferner at the Huffington Post


    Steve maintains Marijuana Monitor from Oakland, California. Having grown up in the East Bay and studied at UCLA, he's had ample exposure to contemporary marijuana culture and the policy debate surrounding the issue. He believes that now, more than ever, is the time for clear-headed discussion about pragmatics.

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