A California lawmaker last week introduced a bill to “tax and regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol.” Later in the week, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder indicated that the Obama administration may end raids on pot dispensaries in California. Is this the beginning of a sea change in drug policy both in California and the nation?

John Lovell, lobbyist for California Peace Officers' Association
James P. Gray, retired Orange County Superior Court judge and speaker for LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition)

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