Proposition 19

A bud grows on a marijuana plant

Latin American Leaders Question Move To Legalize Marijuana In California

The leaders of several Latin American nations on the front lines of the battle against drugs said Tuesday that a California ballot measure to legalize marijuana would send a contradictory message from the United States.

CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010

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

Marijuana, pot

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


Federal Drug Czar Says California Pot Law Could Spark Court Action

President Barack Obama’s drug czar says federal officials haven’t ruled out taking legal action if California voters pass a ballot initiative to legalize recreational medical use.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

Marijuana, pot

Feds To Prosecute California Pot Even If Proposition 19 Passes

Attorney General Eric Holder says the federal government will enforce its marijuana laws in California even if the state’s voters approve a ballot measure to legalize the drug.



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

A vial of medical marijuana

KCBS In Depth: Proposition 19

One of the most hotly contested ballot measures in the November election will be Proposition 19, the measure to legalize marijuana.


A bud grows on a marijuana plant

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

Jerry Brown, Barbara Boxer, marijuana joint

CBS 5 Poll: Dems, Prop 19 Lead Tight California Races

California Democrats cling to narrow leads in three high-profile state-wide races as early voting begins, according to the latest exclusive SurveyUSA polling for CBS 5. The poll also found puffed up support for Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana.

CBS San Francisco–10/04/2010