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  1. buseman
    It’s a race California is going for legalization this November, Colorado in 2012.

    Angered by a pair of bills aiming at regulating the state’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry just signed into law by Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter (D), one group of medical marijuana advocates has announced plans to get a marijuana legalization initiative on the ballot in 2012.

    But there is already another legalization initiative filed with state officials and ready to go.

    The competing efforts suggest a certain fractiousness in the state’s increasingly crowded and complex medical and recreational marijuana communities, but they also illustrate the growing momentum toward legalization on the ground in Colorado.

    Just last month, a Rasmussen poll showed marijuana legalization hovering on the cusp of majority support, with 49% of likely voters approving, 38% opposed, and 13% undecided. A 2006 legalization initiative got only 39% of the vote.

    The initiative effort in the news this week is called Legalize 2012, and is being led by the Boulder-based education and advocacy group Cannabis Therapy Institute (CTI), which is deeply unhappy with the new regulations provoked by a massive boom in dispensaries in the past year or so.

    The problem we have in Colorado is that the medical marijuana amendment didn’t set up a distribution system, and now, 10 years later, that flawed language is coming back to haunt us, said institute spokesperson Laura Kriho.

    The only way to cure the problems patients are now having is across the board legalization for all adults. It will simplify things for law enforcement, patients, and people who aren’t patients.

    Kriho had a litany of complaints about the recently approved medical marijuana regulation legislation…

    18 June 2010
    http://leisureguy.wordpress.com/2010/06/18/colorado-looks-at-legalizing-marijuana-in-2012/

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