Attorney-General Candidate Ron Gold backs Legal Marijuana

Ron Gold is seeking election as Attorney-General of California, challenging the incumbent Kamala Harris. On his campaign site, Ron Gold, a Republican, has called for legalizing marijuana and taxing it to fund schools, rehabilitation and prisons:

Ron believes that the legalization of marijuana will reduce the cost of law enforcement for victimless crimes and can fund the capture of more dangerous predators. Those who victimize Californians in the most horrible ways will have to pay and the legalization of marijuana can help pay to put them behind bars. The tax revenues from the sale of legal marijuana will provide revenue for California. Correctional facilities, rehabilitation centers, mental health care, and even our schools can receive more funding.
Source:http://rongold.org/legalize-marijuana-fund-prisons-schools-rehab/

In primary nearly 100,000 California voters supported Jonathan Jaech, Libertarian, who advocated legalization of marijuana and an end to the War on Drugs. Ron Gold might offer a choice for those voters and other California voters who support freedom and limiting government power.

Riverside Safe Access seeks to overturn ban on Medical Marijuana dispensaries

Riverside Safe Access is circulating a petition for a referendum to overturn the Riverside City ban on Medical Marijuana dispensaries. I have copies of the petition @ The Renaissance Book Shop (3772 Elizabeth Street, Riverside) so come on by to sign the petition, if you are registered voter in the City of Riverside. Deadline is in mid May.

The petition is supported by the Riverside County Libertarian Alliance.