Campaign director Alison Holcomb speaks during a news conference announcing the filing of an initiative to legalize possession of marijuana in Washington state Wednesday, June 22, 2011, in Seattle. New Approach Washington, a coalition group including travel guide Rick Steves, Seattle City Attorney Peter Holmes, former U.S. Attorney John McKay and the state ACLU chapter, is pushing an initiative to the Legislature that would regulate the recreational use of marijuana in a way similar to how the state regulates alcohol. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)