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Weedmaps.com Donates $1 Million to California Legalization Campaign

Weedmaps.com, a website that connects people with medical cannabis dispensaries and doctors, has contributed $1 million to a campaign looking to place a recreational cannabis legalization initiative on the 2016 general election ballot. The money, donated by Weedmaps Media, LLC (formed in 2008), was given to Californians for Sensible Reform. It’s unclear exactly what the …

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Poll: 55% of California Voters Support Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

New polling conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California has found that a majority of California voters support the legalization of cannabis for recreational purposes. According to the poll, 55% of likely voters support legalizing cannabis, slightly higher than the amount of support found among all California adults (53%). The survey found support for …

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Initiative to Defelonize Drug Possession in California Leading 62% to 25% in Newest Poll

New polling released Tuesday by the Public Policy Institute of California has found that Proposition 47, an initiative to defelonize certain nonviolent crimes including personal drug possession, is currently favored by 62% of voters in the state, with just 25% opposed. The proposal will be voted on this November. Proposition 47, titled the Safe Neighborhoods …

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New Poll: Majority in California Want Cannabis Legalized

According to a new poll conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California, 60% of likely voters in the state are in favor of legalizing cannabis, the highest yet recorded by the institute. Only 38% are in opposition to such a move. Majority support was expressed among all age groups. Support was particularly high among …

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