[ExI] Proposition 47 has passed in California

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From: extropy-chat [mailto:extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of John Clark
Sent: Saturday, November 08, 2014 2:19 PM
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Subject: Re: [ExI] Proposition 47 has passed in California


On Sat, Nov 8, 2014 at 2:39 PM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:


> The initiative, which passed with 58.5 percent of the vote,


>…In Florida they had a initiative to allow medical marijuana, it got 58% of the vote but unfortunately it needed 60% to become law. It was defeated by Las Vegas casino money. Sheldon Adelson, owner of the Sands, Venetian and several other casinos spent millions of dollars to saturate the TV airways with anti marijuana commercials.  John K Clark 



Don’t worry about it John.  When anything passes with that big a margin, politicians notice, and run on that next time.  It will take longer, but nearly 60% of the voters wanting this, it will happen.  Spreads that large are seldom seen.



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