Lucia Graves (HuffPo), with video (03:06):
The crackdown comes even as 50 percent of Americans favor legalizing marijuana, according to a recently released Gallup poll, up from just 36 percent in 2006.Howie P.S.: The last minute of the video is stacked against the use of medical marijuana.
When asked to respond to the claim that the Obama administration isn't implicated in the decision, Ammiano was indignant.
"Somebody's going to have to fall on their sword about this," he said. "This is becoming more of a mainstream issue. I mean, this was really a mistake." MORE...