Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, speaks during a public forum on his Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy at UCLA on April 21. At left is David Ball, associate professor at Santa Clara University School of Law. Newsom, a Democrat who supports marijuana legalization, said it’s time for the state to move in a new direction but raised concerns about the threat of a black market if taxes drive buyers underground.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, speaks during a public forum on his Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy at UCLA on April 21. At left is David Ball, associate professor at Santa Clara University School of Law. Newsom, a Democrat who supports marijuana legalization, said it’s time for the state to move in a new direction but raised concerns about the threat of a black market if taxes drive buyers underground. Nick Ut The Associated Press
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, speaks during a public forum on his Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy at UCLA on April 21. At left is David Ball, associate professor at Santa Clara University School of Law. Newsom, a Democrat who supports marijuana legalization, said it’s time for the state to move in a new direction but raised concerns about the threat of a black market if taxes drive buyers underground. Nick Ut The Associated Press