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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on CA's road map to legalizing pot

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 20:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE, SPECIAL RATES APPLY) California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom is interviewed during The New York Times Global Forum with Thomas L. Friedman at the Metreon on June 20, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New York Times)
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California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom is interviewed during The New York Times Global Forum with Thomas L. Friedman at the Metreon on June 20, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom calls for further study and public discussion on the topic of legalizing marijuana in California.

There's little question that come 2016, California voters will have the chance to weigh in on legalizing recreational marijuana. And there's a very strong chance Californians will say yes— one recent poll found 53 percent of Californians are now in favor of ending marijuana prohibition.

But how would a legal cannabis industry work? There are a lot of questions on that front, questions a group called the Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy is trying to answer. Today, the commission is unveiled a policy road map.

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, the group's chair, joined Take Two to discuss the report.

To hear the full interview, click the link above.

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