• News Digest Oct 26

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    Washington Initiative 502

    News: What happens on Capitol Hill if I-502 passes - Everett Rummage at Capitol Hill Seattle Blog

    News: Washington poised to legalize marijuana, with implications for BC - Sunny Dhillon at the Vancouver Globe and Mail

    News (Video): Local Issues: Initiative 502 - Marijuana Legalization - Seattle Channel 21

    Debate (Video): Porterfield -Reichert Debate Initiative 502 - Karen Porterfield

    Debate (Video): Pullman Voter Forum 10-17-12 Referendum 74 and Initiative 502 - Paul Spencer

     

    Colorado Amendment 64

    News: Marijuana: Amendment 64 opponents turn to op-eds to make up for shortfall in ad money - Michael Roberts at Westword

    News (Video): Colorado’s Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure, Amendment 64 Gets a Theme Song - Matt Ferner at the Huffington Post

    Feature: Study author: Pot arrests in Colorado and beyond a moral catastrophe - Michael Roberts at Westword

    Opinion: The City of Boulder’s pot power grab - Cecelia Gilboy at Boulder Weekly

    Opinion: 210,000 People Were Arrested For Marijuana In Colorado Between 1986-2010 - Johnny Green at The Weed Blog

    Advertisement (Video): New “Yes On Amendment 64″ Ad Out Of Colorado - Joe at 420 Times

     

    Oregon Measure 80

    News: Billboards Go Up Supporting Oregon Measure 80 In Portland - Johnny Green at the Weed Blog

    News: Clear Channel in Ohio, legislative races, lies, and LNG: Oregon Politics Roundup - Janie Har at The Oregonian

    News: Women Rally for Measure 80 with Moms for Marijuana - Anna Diaz at Weedist

    News: SSDP endorses Measure 80, Oregon marijuana legalization initiative - Aaron Houston at Students for Sensible Drug Policy

    News (Video): Women for Measure 80 Rally at the Capitol – Oregon Cannabis Tax Act

    Opinion (Yes): Vote yes on Measure 80 - The Daily Barometer

    Opinion: Measure 80 Would Mean Marijuana For Oregon’s PTSD Veterans - Steve Elliot at Toke of the Town

    Advertisement (Video): I Support Measure 80 Because It Just Makes Sense - Judge Jim Gray for Yes on 80!

     

    General

    News: The Nine State Ballot Initiative Topics You Should Be Watching - Josh Israel at ThinkProgress

    News: Initiative Watch - Phillip Smith at StopTheDrugWar.org

     

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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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