November 3rd, 2010
01:22 AM ET

California's marijuana legalization measure fails

California voters have rejected Proposition 19, which would have permitted recreational marijuana use, CNN projects. Projections are based on CNN analysis of exit poll data.

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  1. MandM Freak

    Dang. Sounded good to me. lol. JK.

    November 3, 2010 at 1:34 am | Report abuse |
  2. Dom McDougal

    They should have passed this prop twice. No, just once, just once.

    November 3, 2010 at 2:05 am | Report abuse |
  3. The Dude

    Bummer...

    November 3, 2010 at 3:04 am | Report abuse |
    • Katherine

      Sweet

      November 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jim Brieske

    It's the correct decision. California would have become a war zone. Having the Mexican Drug Cartel killings Mexicans in Mexican cities across the border is much different than the Mexican Drug Cartel killing Californians (and their families, friends, neighbors, passerbys) for disributing pot legally.
    Basically the question was, Should we stop buying pot from the Mexican Drug Cartels and grow, distribute then increase distribution to other states illegally? The answer is no.
    jim

    November 3, 2010 at 3:25 am | Report abuse |
  5. merle

    @jim most of the more upscale smokers are not smoking mexican shwag. they are getting high grade hydro from local dealers. old hippies keep doin what they have been doin for years. they just got more intelligent in the growing aspect. kinda shoots the theory weed makes you dumber theory down hmmm

    November 3, 2010 at 4:01 am | Report abuse |
  6. merle

    my bad too many theories.lol

    November 3, 2010 at 4:03 am | Report abuse |
  7. merle

    ok everyone in cali the prop didnt pass get rid of the papers pipes bong and all your weed it is against the law! there that should stop this foolishness once and for all. yeah right wake up america and smell the coffee i mean herb

    November 3, 2010 at 4:14 am | Report abuse |
  8. phil

    @Merle...I was unaware that "upscale" drug addicts even existed. Did you watch that video we discussed yet?

    November 3, 2010 at 5:34 am | Report abuse |
    • mikehock

      upscale drug addicts are known as wine drinkers and liquor drinker. you mad?

      November 3, 2010 at 7:40 am | Report abuse |
  9. phil

    @Jim...I agree. How ya doing?

    November 3, 2010 at 5:36 am | Report abuse |
  10. merle

    video?

    November 3, 2010 at 5:48 am | Report abuse |
  11. drivindurty

    Do you know how much money everybody could have made. Wonder why we in a rescession. When will we learn

    November 3, 2010 at 7:03 am | Report abuse |
  12. kale

    I'm surprised. Oh well, I don't have to move now. Would've relocated to Cali for that!

    November 3, 2010 at 7:05 am | Report abuse |
  13. Legalize it

    Marijuana legalize!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    November 3, 2010 at 8:08 am | Report abuse |
  14. Business As Usual

    Legalizing for recreational use would have killed the dispensaries, losing Cali all the money they make off Cancer and AIDS patients. Cali really can't afford to lose any of their tax base.

    November 3, 2010 at 8:21 am | Report abuse |
  15. marc

    Whaaaaaaah! Damnit!

    November 3, 2010 at 8:35 am | Report abuse |
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