Marijuana

Mike Meno passes along the the good news:

With only about five weeks left until Election Day, a new Field Poll of likely voters shows California’s Proposition 19 leading 49 to 42 percent, fueled by large majorities of voters younger than 40 and those who live in the San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles metropolitan areas. That’s an extremely promising increase from the last Field Poll taken in June, which showed the initiative losing 48 to 44.

Chris Good has more:

Prop. 19 looked unlikely, or at least borderline, until yesterday.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com.