Reforms lost in a pot cloud



Reforms lost in a pot cloud: This blog entry from The Daily Beast makes a compelling case that a 2010 ballot initiative to tax weed might overshadow, and therefore jeopardize, more important but less sexy measures. "California, [a political analyst] notes, has a history of campaign cycles in which social-issue initiatives—such as a stem-cell-research measure in 2004 or animal protection and same-sex marriage initiatives in 2008—eclipse good-government measures."

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