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Advocate Re-Groups to Legalize Pot in 2016

After the November defeat of Nevada County’s Measure S and a few months off, the area group promoting medical marijuana is back…

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That’s Patricia Smith–Chair of Americans for Safe Access Nevada County. Smith says she’s now focusing on 2016, and a marijuana legalization initiative that will likely be on the state ballot. Other than ASA-Nevada County, Smith says there are other grous in the area now, including one called the Emerald Growers Association…

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Smith is not a member of that group, but she is area chair of another group called Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform. Smith says she is focusing on the medical use of marijuana for a California initiative–something she says is largely being ignored elsewhere…

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Smith feels it’s just a matter of time before marijuana is legal in several places, and even on the federal level.

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