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California Attorney General Kamala Harris continues to hold a big lead in the U.S. Senate race over Rep. Loretta Sanchez. The new California Counts poll also shows strong support for a ballot measure that would legalize recreational marijuana.
California's Prop 64 would make recreational marijuana legal in the state. If the law passes, it would mean a big shift in the way the Golden State — already the largest market for pot in the U.S. — regulates marijuana.