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Thu Sep 30 2010 (Updated 10/01/10)New Poll Shows California Marijuana Initiative With 52% Support
Thu Sep 30 2010 (Updated 10/01/10)Prop. 19 Polling Better Than Any Candidate or Initiative on California's Ballot
A new poll released Thursday by the Public Policy Institute of California shows Proposition 19 — the statewide initiative to control and tax cannabis (marijuana) — leading 52-41, with just 7 percent of likely voters still undecided.
"Controlling and taxing cannabis is polling higher than anything else on California's ballot, including the gubernatorial and Senate candidates, as well as all the other initiatives," said Richard Lee, a proponent of Prop. 19. "If anyone needed more proof that the voters are way ahead of the politicians on this issue, they just got it. This should serve as a real wake up call to those politicians who still think they can somehow score political points by supporting continued prohibition." Read more
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