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Proposition 19 (California, 2010)

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  • Analyzing the midterm elections with editorial board member Jim Newton

     
    Times editor-at-large and editorial board member Jim Newton recently joined the folks at UCLA, where he is also a senior fellow at the School of Public Affairs, to analyze the midterm elections. On Jerry Brown versus Meg Whitman: "Each of......
  • Proposition 19 backers turn to Jon Stewart, Colbert and Comedy Central with marijuana ads

     
    With the election just five days away, the debate over Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization measure, is ramping up on the airwaves with both sides launching new commercials. The initiative’s supporters, armed with cash from recent major donations,...
  • Latinos arrested for marijuana possession at higher rate than whites, report says. Does this help Prop. 19?

     
    A new report shows that Latinos are arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession at higher rates than whites in California’s cities. Supporters of the push to legalize marijuana in California are now using the study, hoping to get Latino voters to........
  • Marijuana legalization backers plan final ad blitz

     
    The nation’s main advocacy group for drug policy reform laid out its final advertising strategy Friday for Proposition 19, targeting young people and voters in Southern California with advertising on radio, TV, the Internet and in the Los Angeles Times....
  • Sheriff's Department urges parents to check for pot-laced Halloween candy

     
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is urging parents to look for candy containing marijuana this Halloween. Investigators have confiscated candies and snacks containing pot from marijuana dispensaries, and they are concerned such items could...
  • New poll: Support fading for marijuana proposition

     
    A new poll indicates that support is continuing to drop for the effort to legalize marijuana in California. The Field Poll, taken Oct. 14 and 26, shows that 49% of voters oppose Proposition 19 while 42% support it. In September,......
  • Latest Field Poll shows voters turning against marijuana proposition

     
    Californians who plan to cast ballots are turning against Proposition 19, the measure to legalize marijuana, according to the Field Poll, which found likely voters were opposed to it, 49% to 42%. That’s a reversal from last month, when the......
  • A Monday night salon on Prop. 19

     
    Two things were evident at the first-ever Axis Mundi, a new public salon presented Monday and Tuesday nights by the Actors Gang Theatre in Culver City. The first: Democracy is messy. The second: Public salons may be a lot like......
  • Backers of legalizing marijuana in California are counting on support from young voters

     
    Recent polls have shown support for Proposition 19 slipping. Backers of the measure that would legalize marijuana in California are counting on young voters for success. But that could be a problem. On the eve of Tuesday’s election, a noon......
  • Oh, no, he didn't: Zach Galifianakis' Prop. 19 joint was just a prop itself, Bill Maher says [polls]

     
    After Zach Galifianakis appeared to sparkup a joint Friday during a Proposition 19 discussion on "Real Time With Bill Maher," panelist Margaret Hoover took a whiff and seemed to confirm the weed was real. However, Maher's publicist told website RumorFix.....
  • Mexico nervous about California's Prop. 19 vote

     
    Mexico, the country that supplies most of the marijuana used in the United States, is closely watching California's vote on Proposition 19, which would legalize possession of small amounts of the drug. The government of President Felipe Calderon is...
  • Prop 19 gets props from celebrities, little old ladies and Twitter

     
    One of the biggest terms being tweeted today is the phrase "Prop 19." Apparrently Twitter is abuzz with the possibility of California legalizing the herbal buzz. Pulitzer Prize winning food writer Jonathon Gold tweeted from Pasadena about food, senior...