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CANNABIS CULTURE - Watch Election Night 2012 LIVE on Pot TV – starting at 4PM Pacific on November 6, 2012 – for coverage of the historic votes on recreational and medical marijuana legalization ballot initiatives in states across the USA.
CANNABIS CULTURE - It's coming down to the wire; November 6 is fast approaching and the campaigns to legalize marijuana in three US states are spending stacks of cash and breaking out the big-name guns in new TV advertisements.
Of the three marijuana legalization initiatives on the ballot this year, Oregon's Measure 80, also known as the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act, is the most radical. For a variety of reasons it also looks to be the least likely to win.
As marijuana legalization efforts in Colorado and Washington pick up steam, a similar push in Oregon seems to be going up in smoke.
A prominent state lawmaker has given his support to Measure 80, an initiative that would legalize marijuana.
Every former head of the DEA since it was created by Richard Nixon in 1973 has signed onto a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging him to speak out against the marijuana legalization initiatives on the ballot in three Western states. The former top narcs warned that silence would be seen as acquiescence.
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