Friday, November 04, 2011

"New Approach Washington, Pot-Legalization Effort, Get Huge Cash Infusion--Rival Effort Promises to Fight with New Initiative"

Curtis Cartier (Seattle Weekly):
​With only two months left to collect enough signatures to make next November's ballot, Initiative 502, the effort to legalize marijuana by the group New Approach Washington, is getting a big shot of money in the arm.

Meanwhile, attorney Doug Hiatt, the leader of failed rival legalization group Sensible Washington, is vowing to renew their fight against 502. Hiatt says that this week he will announce a new, broader pot-legalization initiative to be filed in January and ready to compete in the November election as well. MORE...

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