When advocates of legalization look at the polls, it is hard to be worried about Oregon. There are always reasons to fret, but Measure 91 looks more likely to pass than ballot initiatives in Alaska or Florida. A SurveyUSA poll from early August showed Oregon voters supporting legalization at 51 to 42 percent, with 6 percent undecided. Should we let Oregon coast and focus on the other races?
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If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. Taking a lesson from William Edward Hickson, Oregonians, led by cannabis activist group New Approach Oregon, have collected the required number of signatures for the “Control, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Act” to qualify for the November 2014 ballot.
PORTLAND, OR — Advocates from New Approach Oregon plan to submit over 145,000 collected signatures Thursday to place the issue of legalizing marijuana in the state before voters in November.
Oregon cannabis activists are trying once again to legalize cannabis for recreational use with Initiative Petition 53; the odds of it passing have never been better. According to Liberty Voice, support for cannabis legalization has gained critical ground in the last two years. Polls reveal that approximately 51 percent of voters support the legalization of recreational cannabis.