The War On Drugs

The War On Drugs

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Backers and Foes of Legalization Battle for Endorsements

Which newspapers back California's recreational pot legalization effort? Who cares?Both sides, pro and con, are battling for the endorsements of the Golden State's still-influential dead-tree media. The...
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Minorities Speak Out in Favor of Legalization

The people behind Proposition 64, the initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana in California, recently showed off minority support for the Nov. 8 measure.Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced a ...
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Legalization Debate Comes to L.A.

If you enjoyed the first debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, you're going to love this: Supporters and critics of California's recreational marijuana initiative will duk...
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Hispanics Hate Weed?

Smoking a JointOpponents of marijuana legalization in California are banking on Latinos, who have opposed recreational pot in the past.Older Hispanics tend to be more religious and socially conservativ...

Keith Scott Case Started When Cops Observed a Blunt

The latest high-profile case of an African-American man fatally shot by police started with cops observing a blunt being rolled, they said.Tuesday's shooting of Keith Lamont Scott sparked multiple nights of...

Victory for Legalization in California is Looking Good

Past polls by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), USC and other organizations have found general support for marijuana legalization among a good majority (about 60 percent) of likely Californi...
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Pot Haters Say California Legalization is in Trouble

If you think there's a lot of debate about what poll numbers say about California marijuana legalization, get used to it.We're nearing the home stretch to election day, and foes are starting to battle s...