420 celebration in Golden Gate Park, 2013. Image: The560k via Wikimedia Commons

CALIFORNIA: Momentum's building to legalize pot this year – Marijuana News

There are increasing signs that 2016 might just be the year the largest state in the nation legalizes recreational marijuana.

Polls have shown from 56 percent to 60 percent of California’s likely voters in the November presidential contest support legal pot.

And due in part to hefty financial backing from a Silicon Valley billionaire, the leading pro-marijuana measure – the Adult Use of Marijuana Act – has gotten off to one of the strongest starts among dozens of proposed initiatives on different topics being pitched for the Nov. 8 ballot.

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Brooke Edwards Staggs ~ The Press-Enterprise ~