Drug War Chronicle #656 - November 2, 2010

1. VOTE, and Other Fun and Important Info

Ballot measures, phonebanking, legalizers at the Sanity/Fear Rally. And why Prop 19 win or lose has been a winner for the cause.

2. Prop 19 Counting on Broad Coalition, Late Ad Blitz to Prevail [FEATURE]

Prop 19 has built a formidable coalition of supporters, and it's generated nearly $2 million in donations in the past month. It will need every bit of that cash and support to get over the top, but the campaign says it can still do it.

3. Oregon Marijuana Dispensary Initiative Faces Uphill Battle [FEATURE]

Will a Tea Party tidal wave swamp Oregon's dispensary initiative or will young voters be enthused enough to save it?

4. US Nearing 50% Supporting Marijuana Legalization, Poll Finds

The trend line is looking good for marijuana legalization. It's gone up 15 points in 10 years and now stands at 46% nationwide.

5. Polls Have South Dakota Medical Marijuana Initiative Trailing Badly

It looks like South Dakota's medical marijuana initiative is in trouble, at least according to two recent polls.

6. Prop 19 Still Trailing in Polls, But with Hopeful Signs

Two more polls show Prop 19 losing, but with some grounds for hope.
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