Marijuana Advocates Want to Judge the Judges Running for Office in L.A.

By Dennis Romero

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Jimmay Bones

 

In the wake of a national poll saying 56 percent of likely American voters favor legalizing marijuana, the group NORML Women’s Alliance plans to hold candidates’ feet to the lighter.

The organization will be asking candidates for L.A. County Superior Court judge what they think of medical marijuana. (For once, a judge on the hot seat. We like it.)

They’ll also ask about three-strikes laws, mandatory minimum sentencing and the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that has mandated prison population reduction in California.

Whew.

Candidates will be vetted for the June 5 primary and then again for the general election in November.

 

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http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2012/05/norml_women_angeles_county_judges_marijuana.php