But the reality is that the medical marijuana law has resulted in almost de facto legalization.
Thus, from a governmental point of view, what is the proper regulation of the stuff?
Alcohol and tobacco are heavily regulated and taxed and proponents of prop 19 say that they want to see marijuana moved into the same category.
Did the drafters of Prop 19 do a good job?
I figured the newspaper that is most likely to support legalization of marijuana is the San Francisco Chronicle.
And guess what?
They came out against Prop 19. Excerpt:Even Californians who support the legalization of marijuana should be extremely wary of Proposition 19. This is a seriously flawed initiative with contradictions and complications that would invite legal chaos and, more than likely, fail to deliver its promised economic benefits.
Among the specific problems:
Workplace: A nondiscrimination clause would prevent employers from firing or disc…