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It’s Official: These 5 States Will Vote on Cannabis Legalization in November

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan last week certified a marijuana legalization initiative for the November ballot, setting the stage for a national election that will see the issue go directly to the voters in five states, including California, the nation’s most populous. Four states have already legalized marijuana at the …

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Law Enforcement Group with Thousands of Members Endorses California’s Cannabis Legalization Initiative

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) has officially endorsed California’s Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. LEAP is a group of thousands of current and former law enforcement officials including police, judges, prosecutors, and other criminal justice professionals. “This initiative is the best chance California has to end a failed war on marijuana,” says …

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California NAACP Files Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

An initiative to legalize the recreational use, cultivation and distribution of cannabis has been filed in California by the state’s branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The initiative would legalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis for those 21 and older, while allowing them to cultivate …

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