Prop. 19 supporters say win or lose they've sparked a debate

A late surge of cash is helping proponents place ads on TV and print and on get-out-the-vote efforts. Polls show the measure trailing.
Los Angeles Times (US)
Tuesday, November 2, 2010

The campaign's message was, win or lose, the initiative has stimulated widespread debate and shown that the nation's ban on marijuana is destined to fall. "Millions of people will vote for Proposition 19," said Stephen Gutwillig, the California director of the Drug Policy Alliance. "We will never go back to a time when marijuana reform was outside the realm of thinkable thought."