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Former San Jose Police Chief Joseph McNamara seen in an ad supporting Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana. (Yes on 19 Campaign/YouTube)

Ex-San Jose Police Chief Appears In Pro Pot Legalization Ad

The fight over marijuana in California is finally coming to television with a sober ad starring a former police chief who supports legalizing pot.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010

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Poll: Support For Legalizing Pot In California Sags

Support for California’s ballot measure to legalize marijuana has fallen behind in a new poll of likely voters two weeks before the Nov. 2 election.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010


Study: California Legalizing Pot Won’t Hinder Mexican Cartels

Mexico’s drug traffickers are likely to lose customers in America’s largest pot consuming state if California legalizes marijuana, but they won’t lose much money overall because California’s residents already prefer to grow their own, according to a study released Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–10/12/2010

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Facebook Co-Founders Give $170K To Pro-Pot Measure

California’s ballot measure to legalize marijuana has a new friend: Facebook co-founder Sean Parker has given $100,000 to back the proposal.

CBS San Francisco–10/08/2010


California Pot Legalization Supporters, Opponents Low On Cash

The campaigns for and against a California ballot measure that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana reported little cash on hand Tuesday as they headed into the race’s final month.

CBS San Francisco–10/05/2010


Some California Cops, Prosecutors Supporting Pot Measure

A small group of former law enforcement officials and prosecutors Monday endorsed a statewide initiative on the Nov. 2 ballot that would legalize marijuana possession and the use of small amounts of marijuana for those over 21.

CBS San Francisco–09/13/2010

California Democrats Neutral on Proposition 19

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The California Democratic Party is taking a neutral stance on a proposition that would legalize marijuana in California.