Steven Greenhut Says Anti-Pot Rhetoric Out of Step With California Voters

caveman-chuck-coker-CC-BY-NDcaveman-chuck-coker-CC-BY-NDAs the state Republican Party searched for new ways to reach California’s young and independent-oriented electorate during its weekend convention outside of San Francisco, its main lieutenant governor candidate has chosen to run on an increasingly unpopular issue: opposing the decriminalization of marijuana. This is going to be an uphill and counterproductive battle given public support for pot and the state's fiscal reality, writes Steven Greenhut.

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