High Time for Change?
Recently retired Orange County Superior Court Judge James Gray is on a crusade.
You might think a conservative judge from a conservative county would advocate for the prohibition of marijuana, but - based on his experiences - he is adamantly pro legalization.
Witnessing first hand what he calls the utter failure of our current policies of drug prohibition - marijuana in particular - he cites unnecessary prison growth, increased taxes, increased crime and corruption, and loss of civil liberties as the unhealthy side effects of an anemic policy in need of drastic reform.
Here he shares with correspondent Judy Muller why he thinks our current drug laws are ineffective.