The marijuana movement can chalk up one victory at the polls for the 2010 Election: Arizona’s Proposition 203 to bring medical marijuana to the state pulled ahead by 4,000 votes in last-minute counting. And as of last night, it’s official: medical marijuana is coming to Arizona.
|By: Michael Whitney Wednesday November 10, 2010 5:40 pm|
In what is now a week-long count of provisional and absentee ballots for Arizona’s Prop 203, which would bring medical marijuana to the state, the latest tally shows the tightest margin yet. It’s crazy close – Prop 203 is losing by just 2,376 votes.
|By: Michael Whitney Friday November 5, 2010 3:08 pm|
Cross your fingers: things aren’t looking too bad for Arizona’s medical marijuana ballot initiative. Initially down by more than 7,000 votes on Election Night, Prop 203 is now down by less than 4,500 votes as hundreds of thousands of ballots are counted.
|By: Michael Whitney Tuesday November 2, 2010 11:43 pm|
Prop 19, California’s ballot initiative to legalize marijuana, is projected to be defeated at the polls today. The results currently show Prop 19 down 56-43 with 20% reporting, but will get much closer as the rest of the state reports. It’s clear though that 2010 is not the year California will legalize marijuana. The Yes on 19 campaign released a statement conceding the election.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 14, 2010 3:15 pm|
Voters in Arizona strongly support allowing for medical marijuana in the state. According to a Rocky Mountain poll, 54 percent of likely voters in Arizona plan to vote yes on Proposition 203, the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. Only 32 percent of voters claim they plan to oppose the measure.
|By: Michael Whitney Monday October 4, 2010 2:50 pm|
Attention Arizona: today is your last chance to register to vote if you want to help pass Prop 203 and bring medical marijuana to your state. As of 11:59pm tonight, if you’re not registered to vote at your current address, you can’t vote on November 2. Click here to register to vote online in Arizona.
|By: Michael Whitney Wednesday September 29, 2010 5:10 pm|
Arizonans will vote on Proposition 203, which if passed would bring medical marijuana to Arizona. This year could be the year Arizona patients finally have safe access to medical marijuana. Prop 203 is up in the polls, but opposition is starting to pop up. In addition to the Arizona Cardinals NFL team donating $10,000 to get between cancer patients and their doctors, Sheriff Joe Arpaio came out against Prop 203.
It’s critical that we secure as many votes as we can for Prop 203. If you’re an Arizona voter, can you please pledge to vote for Prop 203?