Newsom Report Calls For Heavy Regulation If California Legalizes MarijuanaA 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.
Pot Panel Ponders Using Tax Revenue To Fund Drug Counseling At Every California High SchoolMembers 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. Gov. Newsom Holds Forum On How To Regulate Pot If California Legalizes ItLt. 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.
Willie Nelson Reportedly Launching Line Of Designer Marijuana, Pot StoresCountry music legend Willie Nelson’s affinity for marijuana is well-known. Now, Nelson is looking at entering the marijuana business, with his own brand of marijuana blends and stores.
Report From Panel Led By Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Lays The Groundwork For Legalizing Marijuana In CaliforniaThe report revealed California still has some major questions to answer before it tries to legalize marijuana in 2016.
California Marijuana Legalization Supporters Worry Video From Smokers Promising Hash Bars Will Hurt CampaignA new online video could shape the early debate over legalizing pot in California, but some supporters fear it could backfire.
Cannabis Business Conference Draws Marijuana Entrepreneurs To San Francisco From Around The WorldThe 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.
Kamala Harris Says Legalization Of Marijuana Imminent In CaliforniaCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris says the legalization of marijuana in the Golden State is inevitable.
Feinstein Joins Brown Opposing Marijuana Legalization, Worried About Stoned DriversSen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday joined Gov. Jerry Brown in expressing skepticism about legalizing marijuana in California for recreational purposes.
Newsom Leads Panel To Legalize Pot In CaliforniaLt. 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.
California Pot Bill Gaining Support For 2012 BallotBut this time, advocates of legalizing recreational marijuana use want pot growers to be treated like vineyard owners or microbrewers and only be taxed if they it.
Pot Activists In California, Nation Vow To Push Legalization In 2012A day after voters rejected Proposition 19, marijuana advocates wondered how they failed in trendsetting, liberal California.