Richard Lee is a well-known businessman in Oakland, Calif. His business is marijuana -- and it is booming.
From his coffee house selling medical marijuana, to his trade school for marijuana growers, Oaksterdam University, Lee employs 58 people and pays hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in taxes.
But last week, Lee achieved what is arguably his biggest success yet, after California's secretary of state ruled that his campaign to make marijuana legal had gathered enough signatures to place the issue before voters this November.
"I've always thought since I grew up in the '70s that cannabis prohibition is unjust and hypocritical," Lee said.
The initiative would allow adults 21 or older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana for personal use. It also would allow the growing of up to 25 square feet of marijuana per residence....MORE
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