Marijuana Legalization Gaining Steam…In Colorado
California initiative to regulate pot “like alcohol” faces big obstacles
A well-organized campaign to tax and regulate marijuana in Colorado may be sucking away campaign cash from the scattered efforts to put a legalization measure on the 2012 ballot in California. “What’s missing still are the large donors,” Doug Linney, a consultant for the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform, which is struggling to find backers for one of two initiative efforts in California. “Some of the donors have been thinking that it is Colorado’s year.