The campaign behind a failed initiative to legalize marijuana in California announced Friday it had formed a new committee to put another measure on the ballot.
Browsing: Proposition 19
Prop. 19 lost support of defense attorneys and medical marijuana distributors; its backers hope to write a legal pot initiative with wider appeal. All sides agree it'll be a complicated endeavor.
Stoners AGAINST British and Dutch government-style "severely limited number of licenses" legalization and FOR legalization "for all" – the kind of legalization imagined by the vast majority of the cannabis community since at least 1969.
In California, Proposition 19, the ballot initiative that would have legalized and taxed the recreational use of marijuana, lost by a few percentage points. As compared with the losing gubernatorial candidate, former Ebay CEO Meg Whitman, it did quite well.
On the first episode of my cannabis news show "Weed This Week LIVE" I talked about the ups and downs of latest efforts to reform marijuana laws across the United States, was joined by Princess of Pot Jodie Emery to discuss the latest on her husband Marc's 5-year prison term in the USA, and got really high. Tune in to CC on Friday's at 4pm PST for new LIVE episodes.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Hollywood herb head Seth Rogen was the very first guest to appear on Conan O'Brien's new late night show Conan, and the stoney star used the opportunity to discuss Proposition 19 and medical marijuana in California.
By now, everyone knows the marijuana propositions that would have allowed medical marijuana in South Dakota, dispensaries in Oregon and legalized recreational marijuana in California did not pass, but it won.
Marijuana supporters nationwide awoke on November 3rd to find they had been defeated in all four statewide initiatives on the ballot. While losing these battles is not good news for our movement, the lessons we’ve learned and coalitions we’ve formed will help us win the war even sooner.
Although California’s Proposition 19 failed to pass this election, supporters of legalizing recreational marijuana use in Colorado have already started campaigning for the 2012 election cycle.