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Steve Kubby – The Next Marijuana Voter Initiative

The Next Marijuana Voter Initiative
by Steve Kubby

Now that California has made possession of an ounce of cannabis the equivalent of a $100 parking ticket, our best best is to pass a similar voter initiative for personal cultivation and sales.  Growing and selling cannabis would still be illegal, but the penalty for possessing or selling under a pound or growing less than 25 plants would be a $100 fine and a citation.… Read more ...

Kubby: Legalizing Marijuana – A post-election analysis

Legalizing Marijuana – A post-election analysis
by Steve Kubby

Proposition 19, the California voter initiative to “legalize” marijuana, was doomed from the very beginning. The problem was polling, which was always weak.  Despite plenty of theories by the Yes on 19 group on why polling was wrong or didn’t matter, it mattered.… Read more ...

Green candidates support marijuana legalization

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

In a year that has seen the biggest upsurge of activism against marijuana prohibition in American history, Green Party candidates across the country are leading the fight for marijuana legalization while Democrats and Republicans defend the failed, destructive “war on drugs” prohibition regime.

The eyes of Americans who oppose prohibition are on California’s Proposition 19, the Regulate, Control, and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010.… Read more ...

What do a retired Superior Court Judge, a well-known 70s comic-actor, and a rock musician running for California State Senate have in common?

From the Galysh campaign:

All three support Proposition 19, also known as the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010. It legalizes various marijuana-related activities, allows local governments to regulate these activities, permits local governments to impose and collect marijuana-related fees and taxes, and authorizes various criminal and civil penalties.… Read more ...

Darryl Perry: ‘California’s Proposition 19: Yes We Cannabis’

By Darryl W. Perry
Chair, Boston Tea Party National Committee:

This fall Californians will be able to vote to completely legalize the herb commonly called “marijuana”. NBC Los Angeles reports the “California Chamber of Commerce on Thursday released a legal analysis that claims Proposition 19 would lead to more workplace accidents by forcing employers to let workers smoke pot on the job.” The California Chamber of Commerce website states, “If this measure were approved, employers, including the State of California, would be faced with the burden of proving that an employee who tests positive for marijuana is “actually impaired” from performing the job before taking any adverse action against the employee.… Read more ...

Libertarian Judge James P. Gray featured in marijuana documentary

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Hi Independent Politcal Report,

I’m an independent filmmaker who produced “The Green Rush,” featuring Judge James P. Gray.
We are trying to help spread the word about Proposition 19 and get the truth about what’s happening here.

Our film shows that there are people who live in the mountains of California and grow you weed.… Read more ...

CA Green Party supports Proposition 19, marijuana legalization initiative

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

An article posted at Bay Area Indymedia notes that the California Green Party supports Proposition 19, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative, as does the Peace & Freedom Party. The Democratic Party has taken a neutral official stance on the initiative, the results of which are likely to be close, according to polls.… Read more ...