Proposition 19

$46M Spent On Failed California Global Warming Measure

More than $46 million was spent for and against a failed November ballot measure that would have suspended California’s landmark global warming law, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (AP)

Smoke Pot? Schwarzenegger Says, Who Cares?

In an interview Monday night, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said no one cares if you smoke a joint.

CBS San Francisco–11/08/2010

Bay Area Pot Smokers Undeterred By Defeat Of Prop 19

If recent behavior on the streets of San Francisco was any indication, Prop 19’s defeat isn’t stopping pot smokers from lighting up.


A vial of medical marijuana

Pot Activists In California, Nation Vow To Push Legalization In 2012

A day after voters rejected Proposition 19, marijuana advocates wondered how they failed in trendsetting, liberal California.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010

Prop 19 Failure Won’t Stop Growth Of Medical Pot Industry

The demise of Proposition 19 on Tuesday has not solved the problems faced by cities struggling with the growth of the medical marijuana industry.


Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Prop. 19: Pot Legalization Rejected By Californians

California voters said no thanks to a ballot initiative that would have made it the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use and sales.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

Jerry Brown, Barbara Boxer, marijuana joint

CBS 5 Poll: Dems Win Senate & Governor Seats, Prop 19 Close Call

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) — With just one day until election day, a new CBS 5 KPIX-TV poll shows Democrats as the likely winners for California’s races for U.S. Senate, governor and lieutenant governor. The […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/01/2010

Marijuana, pot

Tide Turns Against Prop 19 To Legalize Marijuana

A new poll shows that 49 percent of potential voters oppose Proposition 19 legalize marijuana, with 42 percent supporting the measure.


The Debate Over Proposition 19 Reaches Latin America

The leaders of Colombia, Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and Costa Rica have all said that Prop 19 would send a contradictory message from the United States.


Attorney General Jerry Brown, Senator Barbara Boxer

CBS 5 Poll: Brown & Boxer Lead; Prop. 19 Failing

A new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll released Tuesday showed Democrats Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer leading, while Proposition 19 is no longer favored among likely voters.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010