Some centers have been flooded with phone calls since Wednesday morning, when people awoke to the news that the adult-use measure had likely failed.
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PHOENIX, Oct. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arizona voters are receiving a phone message from Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon, encouraging them to “vote for taxing and regulating marijuana by voting ‘yes’ on Prop. 205.”
In Maine, medical marijuana advocates are divided on legalization of recreational pot, according to an Oct. 11, 2016, article in the Bangor Daily News. Residents will vote in November 2016 on Question 1, the ballot question which could legalize recreational pot. The state already has allowed medical marijuana.
Opponents of marijuana legalization in Arizona have more cash on hand than supporters as Election Day approaches, according to Tucson.com. Supporters of Proposition 205—which would legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona—have raised more money, but they also spent a lot while to get 205 on the ballot.
On Sept. 7, 2016, a new poll revealed that half of Arizona voters support the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state.
On Aug. 29, 2016, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol filed a lawsuit against the state of Arizona over the ballot summary of Proposition 205, a measure that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state.
A ballot question on recreational marijuana in Massachusetts was reworded by the state’s Supreme Judicial Council, but it can still appear on the November ballot. The ballot question, originally titled “Marijuana Legalization,” should be changed to “Legalization, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana.”
In Arizona, one of the two organizations pushing for ballot measures to legalize marijuana in the state has quietly ended its campaign.
A proposed ballot question in Massachusetts has supporters and opponents of marijuana legalization eager for more data about pot usage. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is trying to get a question on November’s ballot that would allow voters to legalize possession and use of marijuana for those 21 years of age and older.
With out-of-state contributions representing 44 percent of the amount raised in 2015 for the CRMLA in Massachusetts, sponsored by the Marijuana Policy Project, out-of-state parties could potentially influence the state’s legalization initiative.