Marijuana Legalization News 10/3

Washington Initiative 502

Republican U.S. Senate candidate would legalize pot – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Dan Satterberg Weighs in on I-502 – Nina Shapiro at the Seattle Weekly

Campaign to legalize pot gets high-profile GOP support – Gene Johnson of AP

Latest poll: Obama miles ahead in Washington state; marijuana and gay close but up – Joni Balter at the Seattle Times

King County sheriff makes case for pot – Danny Westneat at the Seattle Times

 

Colorado Amendment 64

How Will The Feds React If Colorado Passes Marijuana Legalization Measure – Scott Kersgard at The Colorado Independent

CannaBiz: MMJ for PTSD (sort of) denied – Bryce Crawford at the Colorado Spring Independent

Obama looks for a “bud bump” as Colorado weighs pot legalization – David N. Philipps at Salon

DA candidates battle in debate – Randy Wyrick at the Vail Daily

Marijuana legalization wins support from some Colorado Republicans – Eric W. Dolan at The Raw Story

A Debate On Colorado’s Amendment 64 – Joe at the 420 Times

 

Oregon Measure 80

Oregon Pot Measure Struggles With Fundraising – CBS Seattle

ENDORSEMENT: Marijuana legalization: No – The Eugene Register-Guard

Editorial: Marijuana ballot measure goes too far – The World

Both Sides Weigh In On Marijuana Legalization Measure - Oregon Public Broadcasting

 

General

Same-Sex Marriage, Marijuana Head List of 2012 Ballot Measures – Governing

 

Note: The authors of Marijuana Legalization: What Everybody Needs To Know do not necessarily endorse or approve any of the specific stories listed here. These stories are posted in order to provide coverage to the upcoming elections, not to demonstrate the authors’ viewpoints.

Author: Steve Davenport

UCLA alum Class of 2009. Tech admin for RBC.