Gavin Newsom has announced that he will run for California Governor in 2114 if Uncle Moonbeam does not seek re-election.
Newsom, our current Lieutenant Governor, has also recently stated that he nows supports the full legalization of cannabis for recreational use.
As Newsom is quoted as saying in the New York Times, "These laws just don't make sense anymore," "It's time for politicians to come out of the closet on this. It's shocking, from my perspective, the number of people that we all know who are recreational marijuana users," added Newsom. "These are incredibly upstanding citizens: Leaders in our community, and exceptional people. Increasingly, people are willing to share how they use it and not be ashamed of it."
Newsom is considered a near shoe in if he decides to run. With an already cannabis friendly State Attorney General and more California politicians climbing on the bandwagon of legalization a cannabis friendly governor would round things out quite nicely. Now if we could just get rid of Boxer.....
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