California will vote on legalizing recreational marijuana

California, the first state to legalize medical marijuana 20 years ago, will vote in November on whether to legalize recreational use for people over the age of 21. With 39 million residents and the world’s 6th-largest economy, California’s status could resonate throughout the country. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports.

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Video: N.J. marijuana activist confronts Christie

Gov. Chris Christie had an exchange Monday night with New Jersey’s most famous pro-marijuana activist — and it actually went pretty well. Ed Forchion, best known as “NJ Weedman,” staked out the governor at the studio of 101.5 FM, where Christie was broadcasting his monthly “Ask the Governor” radio program. As the governor exited, Forchion…