Kamala Harris: War On Drugs Failed, Legalize Medical Marijuana

“Now is the time to end the federal ban on medical marijuana,” she said. “It is,” she said, then laughed.

CALIFORNIA: California’s top cop and candidate for Sen. Barbara Boxer’s seat, Kamala Harris, issued one of her strongest statements of support for medical cannabis this week. Speaking at the annual convention of California democrats, Harris said she would stand up for people, and challenge the policy of mass incarceration by recognizing the “war on drugs was Read the full article…

Marijuana An Issue In State Attorney General Race

As elections approach, politicians are softening their opposition to legalizing marijuana.

CALIFORNIA:  A Republican fighting to unseat California’s incumbent attorney general has adopted the unconventional strategy of seeking to legalize recreational marijuana as the centerpiece of his uphill campaign. Democratic Attorney General Kamala Harris, meanwhile, has softened her opposition to recreational pot as she seeks a second and final term as the state’s top law enforcement Read the full article…

Attorney General: Marijuana Legalization Would Save Calif. "Hundreds of Millions"

If California legalized marijuana, the state would save "hundreds of millions of dollars," according to the Attorney General's office.

CALIFORNIA: Forget social justice, equality, and doing the right thing — when it comes to getting it done, politics and policy are all about that money. Backers of marijuana legalization have long argued that ending the war on a plant and lifting prohibition on cannabis means big money for California. And Attorney General Kamala Harris agrees Read the full article…