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.
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.
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.
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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.
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The International Cannabis Business Conference in San Francisco brought advocates and investors alike to the Hyatt Regency Hotel with the goal of legalizing recreational marijuana in California next year.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris says the legalization of marijuana in the Golden State is inevitable.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday joined Gov. Jerry Brown in expressing skepticism about legalizing marijuana in California for recreational purposes.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said it’s time for California to get serious about legalizing marijuana and that he’s willing to put his political reputation on the line to make it happen.