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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 Joint Opponents 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...

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...

L.A. Official Suggests Pot Advertising Ban

An L.A. city official is concerned that marijuana advertising could be coming to television in California if November's Prop. 64 is passed by the state's voters. The initiative would legalize recreationa...

Legal Marijuana Market in Nevada Could Be Worth $630 Million

They don't call it Sin City for nothing. Prostitution is legal in a few specific areas outside Las Vegas. And partying pretty much happens 24/7 on the strip. So why not add legal, recreational weed to the mi...

California Legalization Will Create New Pot Smokers

A new analysis from RAND Drug Policy Research Center co-director Beau Kilmer concludes that if Californians legalize recreational marijuana in November, "use will increase." He calls it a "fairly safe bet." ...