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City Visions: What You Need to Know About Legalizing Marijuana

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August 29, 2016: With our panel of experts, City Visions Host Ethan Elkind explores the pros and cons of legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in California. Prop 64 is on the ballot this November and California voters will need to decide. What can we learn from Washington, Alaska, Oregon and Colorado? Who will reap the benefits of legalization? What are the downsides? 

Guests

Andrew Acosta, spokesperson for the No on 64 Campaign, also Founder and President of Acosta Consulting with over 20 years of experience in issue advocacy, campaign management, and public relations. 

Jason Kinney, spokesperson for the Yes on 64 Campaign, also Principal of California Strategies, LLC. Kinney was named to Capitol Weekly's Top 100 "Most Powerful Political Players in California" and was lead strategist for the Gavin Newsom for Lieutenant Governor Campaign.

Patrick Murphy, Director of Research and Senior Fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California and co-author of the PPIC’s April 2016 report entitled “Regulating Marijuana in California.”

Produced by: Anne Harper