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The Latest Polling on the Marijuana Legalization Initiatives

Today is the big day! Marijuana legalization is on the ballot in Washington, Oregon and Colorado. Medical marijuana is getting votes in Massachusetts, Arkansas and Montana.

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Phil Smith Debates Kevin Sabet on "The Fix" Today

[image:1 align:right]Our own Drug War Chronicle editor Phillip Smith debates former ONDCP senior adviser Kevin

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I-502: Too Important to Lose (Steve D'Angelo, Harborside Health Center)

The founder of the flagship medical marijuana center, Harborside Health Center in Oakland, speaks out about how important it is to pass I-502 and how damaging a "no" vote on it could be f

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If You Care About Medical Marijuana Patients (Among Others), Support I-502

Readers of StoptheDrugWar.org know that we've supported Initiative 502, a ballot measure to legalize and regulate marijuana in Washin

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Volunteer to Pass Marijuana Legalization This Election

[image:1 align:right]The news cycle is awash with polls and news about the close race for president.

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Russell Means at the 2001 SSDP Conference

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Russell Means at the 1987 Libertarian Party national convention, Chicago (courtesy Carol Moore via Wikimedia)
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Georgia Man Holding Pepper Spray Killed in Drug Raid

A 60-year-old Georgia homeowner is dead after allegedly pointing a canister of pepper spray at police doing a drug raid at his home.

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France to Introduce Supervised Injection Sites

France is about to become the latest European country to allow supervised injection sites to operate. Some could be open by year's end, the French health minister said.

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Jury Nullifies in "NJ Weedman" Marijuana Trial

Chalk one up for the NJ Weedman.

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Latest Polls on Oregon, Washington Marijuana Initiatives

New polls show Washington's I-502 still leading, but Oregon's Measure 80 doing badly.

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Post-Election, Fate of Dutch "Weed Pass" Uncertain

Parties trying to form a new government in the Netherlands are trying to reach a compromise on the controversial "weed pass" system for cannabis cafe customers.

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Gary Johnson Supporters Robocall Colorado Democrats Over Marijuana Crackdown

Marijuana politics in Colorado could have a major impact on the presidential race.

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With marijuana legalization initiatives heading to the ballot, some with a good chance of passage, and with growing international support for a real debate on prohibition, people are talking about

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California Three Strikes Reform Initiative Poised to Win [FEATURE]

An effort to reform California's draconian Three Strikes law was foiled at the last minute in 2004, but this year, Proposition 36 appea

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Initiative Watch

With less than three weeks to go until election day, there is a lot of activity on the state-level initiative front -- but not everywhere.

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Medical Marijuana Update

The federal rescheduling petition got a day in court, the feds keep up the pressure in California, a dispensary may actually open in New Jersey, and those are just the headlines.

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This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

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Texas Woman Jailed for Outing Narc on Facebook

A case with First Amendment implications has emerged in Texas, where a Mesquite woman was arrested and charged with a felony for outing a Mesquite police officer as an undercover narc.

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Decriminalize Drug Possession, UK Experts Say

The UK Drug Policy Commission has issued a report calling for the decriminalization of drug possession, among other reforms.

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Christie Vetoes NJ Good Samaritan Overdose Bill

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has conditionally vetoed a 911 Good Samaritan law aimed at avoiding fatal drug overdoses.

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