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Advocates of marijuana legalization planning new ballot measure in California. Is it too soon?

January 31, 2011 |  7:23 am


Is California ready for another vote on marijuana legalization?

Talk back LA The Times' John Hoeffel went to Berkeley over the weekend to hear advocates talk about asking voters to consider the issue again later this year:

The drive to put another marijuana legalization initiative on the California ballot took a step forward Saturday when activists from across the state squeezed into a crowded conference center here to launch the debate over writing the next ballot measure.

The campaign for Proposition 19, which lost 54% to 46% in November, wants to start drafting a new initiative in the spring and to complete it by July, turning then to the expensive and time-consuming task of building support and qualifying it for the November 2012 ballot.

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