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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

"Pot legalization gains momentum in California"

That's the headline on the A.P. story in the Washington Post. The lead:

SAN FRANCISCO -- Marijuana advocates are gathering signatures to get at least three pot-legalization measures on the ballot in 2010 in California, setting up what could be a groundbreaking clash with the federal government over U.S. drug policy.

At least one poll shows voters would support lifting the pot prohibition, which would make the state of 40 million the first in the nation to legalize marijuana.


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