• Posts Tagged ‘Oregon M-80’

    Pro-marijuana campaigns widely out-raised the anti-campaigns everywhere

    by  • November 19, 2012 • News Stories • 0 Comments

    “Thanks, in part, to George Soros and Progressive Insurance Chairman Peter Lewis (who fund the Drug Policy Alliance and Marijuana Policy Project, respectively) proponents of Washington State’s Initiative 502 raised $6.2 million; their opponents raised only $15,995. In Colorado, backers of Amendment 64 raised $2.39 million, to their opponents’ $577,410. In Massachusetts, $1.07 million for a...

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    Measure 80 proponents blame lack of funding and organizational support for the measure’s failure

    by  • November 15, 2012 • Opinion • 0 Comments

    “The major national drug-policy organizations focused their efforts on Colorado’s Amendment 64 and Washington’s Initiative 502 (both won), and put practically no financial or human resources into Oregon (though to their credit, those organizations did endorse M-80, and local NORML and SSDP chapters worked to support it). Altogether, Measure 80 raised and spent just...

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