Proposition 19: Marijuana Is Back on the Ballot Again

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Proposition 19 on November's ballot would legalize marijuana for recreational use in California -- or would it? Opponents include some medical marijuana dispensers, who claim Prop 19 would make pot less accessible, not more. LA County Sheriff Lee Baca says many medical marijuana outlets are operating illegally anyway, and that Prop 19 would make things worse. We hear from supporters and two kinds of opponents tonight. Also, this weekend's police shooting near MacArthur Park has created an uproar. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, thanks to the Los Angeles Times, the term "value-added analysis" has become fighting words at the LA Unified School District.  In other parts of the country, the process is already being used as a tool for measuring teacher performance, but not without controversy.

Banner image: Attendees look at marijuana related merchandise being sold at a booth at the International Cannabis and Hemp Expo April 18, 2010 at the Cow Palace in Daly City, California. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images