• News Digest Oct 2

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    Washington Initiative 502

    A $4 million marijuana campaign warchest - Seattle Pi

    Washington pot measure continues powerhouse fundraising, hits $4 million mark - Jeff Mapes at The Oregonian

    Op-ed: Legalize marijuana for racial-justice reasons - Spearit at the Seattle Times

    What Debating I-502 In the Middle of the Day on KCTS 9 Looks Like - Matt Driscoll at the Seattle Weekly

    Rick Steves on I-502: The case for legalizing, taxing and regulating marijuana - Village Soup

    Op-ed: Don’t legalize marijuana. It’s addictive - Robert Dupont and Andrea Barthwell at the Seattle Times

    Advocates clash over state ballot measures - Olivia Henry at Western Front

    $1 million more for marijuana legalization campaign — and support from King County sheriff - Jonathan Martin at the Seattle Times

    Editorial: Legalizing and Taxing Marijuana - The Columbian

    Video: Initiative 502 Debate - KCTS 9 Public Television

     

    Colorado Amendment 64

    A pro Amendment 64 response to Res Stecker’s Sept. 20 column  - Hamilton Reed at Rocky Mountain Collegian

    Marijuana Reform Supporters Nationwide Can Help Oregon Legalization Initative - Johnny Green at The Weed Blog

    Video: Yes on 64 — Milton Friedman and marijuana prohibition - YouTube

    Sharpe: Need to separate hard and soft drug markets - letter to the editor, Robert Sharpe at Common Sense for Drug Policy

    Debate Over Legalizing Marijuana Heats Up - KKTV 11 Southern Colorado

     

    Oregon Measure 80

    Pot measure explanation missing crucial information about limits, DA says - Harry Esteve at The Oregonian

    Marijuana: 75 Years of Failed Prohibition - Amanda Rain at Blue Oregon

    Measure 80 leaves too many loop holes - Argus Observer

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    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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