Chart: Marijuana legalization campaigns raising more money than opposition
By Eli McVey
With just two weeks to go until Election Day, the marijuana industry has reason to be optimistic that 2016 will truly shape up to be a historic year for cannabis and pave the way for billions of dollars in business opportunities.
Collectively, committees behind marijuana measures on the ballot in nine states have raised $3.25 for every $1 donated to groups trying to sink the initiatives, according to an analysis of contributions to campaigns for and against the proposals.
The data is encouraging for legalization supporters, as the comparatively large amount of money contributed to pro-legalization