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Oregon Legalization Campaign Purchasing At Least $2.3 Million in TV Ads

New Approach Oregon, the campaign behind the initiative to legalize cannabis which was recently certified for this November’s ballot, will be purchasing at least $2.3 million in television ads this fall, according to Liz Kaufman, the group’s Campaign Director. Kaufman makes it clear that the $2.3 million is a base television buy, and may very …

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Over $1 Million Raised in Effort to Legalize Cannabis in Oregon

New Approach Oregon, the organization behind the initiative to legalize cannabis in Oregon which recently qualified for this November’s ballot, has raised over $1 million in their effort to get the initiative passed into law, according to state finance reports. Philip Harvey, a resident of Washington, D.C., was the largest individual contributor, giving $150,000 to …

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One Ounce Legalization is Good, Eight is Better; How Oregon Can Lead the Way

In November, 2012, voters in Washington and Colorado shocked the world by legalizing the possession of up to an ounce of recreational cannabis. This has greatly increased the momentum behind the cannabis reform movement, and as such, voters in Oregon, Alaska and Washington D.C. will have the opportunity this November to legalize cannabis themselves, as …

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Voters in Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C. Given Opportunity to Legalize Cannabis this November

In a little over three months, voters in Alaska and Oregon, as well as voters in the nation’s capital (Washington D.C.), will have the opportunity to legalize cannabis through citizen’s initiatives which will be up for a vote on November 4th. In Alaska, voters will be given the chance to approve Ballot Measure 2. Similar …

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Study: Oregonians to Purchase 1.3 Million Ounces of Cannabis in First Year of Legalization

A new study conducted by ECONorthwest has found that the market for legalized cannabis in Oregon is quite large, and would garner tens of millions of dollars in taxes for the state in the first year. The study, which was commissioned by New Approach Oregon, the group behind an initiative to legalize cannabis which was …

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Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis in Oregon Officially Qualifies for November Ballot

An initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in the State of Oregon has officially qualified for this November’s general election ballot, according to New Approach Oregon, the group behind the proposal. The group submitted over 145,000 signatures in June, well more than the 87,000 required, and the state has now verified that enough of the signatures were …

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Campaign to Legalize Cannabis in Oregon Launches First Commercial

A campaign to legalize recreational cannabis in the State of Oregon – which recently submitted 145,000 signatures to put their initiative on the ballot this November, well more than the 87,000 required – has launched its first official commercial. The commercial, which can be seen below, features Margie Harris, who spent 36 years teaching in …

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145,000 Signatures Being Submitted to Place Oregon Legalization Initiative on November Ballot

New Approach Oregon will submit over 145,000 signatures on Thursday to place their cannabis legalization initiative on this November’s ballot, according to an announcement made by the organization. The group needs to submit roughly 87,000 valid signatures to put their proposal to a vote. The signatures will be submitted to the Secretary of State’s office …

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Enough Signatures Collected to Put Oregon Cannabis Legalization Initiative to a Vote this November

New Approach Oregon has collected enough signatures to put their cannabis legalization initiative to a vote this November, though they’ll continue to collect signatures through to their July deadline in order to guarantee that enough of the signatures are valid. In total, New Approach has collected over 100,000 signatures for their initiative, spokesman Anthony Johnson …

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Signature Collection Begins Tomorrow on Oregon Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

New Approach Oregon will begin collecting signatures tomorrow on an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis. The group will have until July 3rd to collect 87,213 signatures to put the proposal to a vote this November. Under the proposed law, the possession of up to 8 ounces of cannabis and the cultivation of up to 4 cannabis …

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