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Prop 19, Effort to Legalize Marijuana, Loses

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As exit polls indicated, it didn't pass, but it definitely fueled a conversation Americans will continue to have for a long, long time. Prop 19, which sought to legalize and tax marijuana, has lost, according to numerous sources, including KPCC and the Sacramento Bee. As of 10:04 p.m., with 20.3% precincts reporting, it was losing 56.1% to 43.9%.