Marijuana initiatives head for May ballot in Los Angeles


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Yesterday the L.A. City Council approved two competing marijuana initiatives for the May 21 ballot and came a step closer to putting its own measure before voters too.
The Greater Los Angeles Collective Alliance said it would abandon campaigning for its own measure (which will nonetheless remain on the ballot) and throw its weight behind the City Council’s proposal.

Why the strange bedfellows?
Yami Bolanos, president of GLACA, told the LA Weekly that the city’s initiative is giving her group everything it wants. For more, read Dennis Romero’s story on