A blue-ribbon panel chaired by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday released a policy report recommending that any move to legalize marijuana in California should emphasize public safety, limiting access by minors, and limiting corporate control over the maximization of tax revenue.
The man often credited with putting the same-sex marriage debate on the front burner seemed to express relief and gratitude that same-sex marriage equality is now the law of the land in the United States.
Members of a commission led by California’s lieutenant governor said Tuesday that legalizing the recreational use of marijuana could generate enough tax revenue to fund drug education and counseling centers at every high school in the state, a potential upside that should be seriously considered as activists work to put a pot-legalization initiative before voters next year.
Both sides argued their case to the U.S. Supreme Court on the gay-marriage restrictions in four states on Tuesday. The final ruling in the case could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom held a public hearing on UCLA’s campus to discuss how to best regulate recreational marijuana should it become legal in the State of California.
Report From Panel Led By Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Lays The Groundwork For Legalizing Marijuana In California
The report revealed California still has some major questions to answer before it tries to legalize marijuana in 2016.
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom joined us live in studio to talk up his efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in the state of California. Earlier this week he announced he’ll run for governor in 2018.
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom posted on Facebook Monday that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat that Barbara Boxer will give up in 2016.
Start up the political rumor mill, as U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer has announced she will not seek a fifth term next year.
Democrat Gavin Newsom has been elected to a second term as California lieutenant governor.