Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom calls for marijuana legalization at 2013 CADEM Convention

Gavin Newsom calls for marijuana legalization at CADEM 2013

Acting Governor Gavin Newsom asks politicians to come out of the closet

At the California Democratic convention on April 13, Acting Governor Gavin Newson made a vibrant call for marijuana legalization and urged politicians to come out of the closet. The former San Francisco mayor is one of the key contenders for the Democratic Party gubernatorial nomination in 2014 — if Gov. Jerry Brown (D) decides not to run again.

Will we witness a stampede out of the closet?

Hear the whole address here:

As California activists seem to be resigned to a 2016 marijuana legalization initiative, a governor-candidate Gavin Newson in 2014 would certainly spice up the race.

Jeffrey Dhywood
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Jeffrey Dhywood is a European-born investigative writer, lecturer and public speaker, drug policy analyst, author of "World War D – The Case against prohibitionism, roadmap to controlled re-legalization" Jeffrey Dhywood holds a degree in Mathematical logics (Model Theory). He lived 20 years in the US and is currently living in Latin America. He is also very familiar with Asia, which gives him a good grasp of the global dimension of the War on Drugs, and its global failure. His academic background and his direct experience allows him to bring common sense and sanity to an issue often mired in confusion, misconceptions and preconceptions.

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