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The Alcohol Industry Gets into the Prop 19 Debate

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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A marijuana enthusiast prepares a joint. Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Beer or bud? That's the question Californians may legally be asking themselves on a Friday night if Prop 19 passes. And according to recent numbers, Prop 19 has 47% favor against only 37% of people opposed.

But a lot can change between now and November. Especially as more money rolls into the issue. One slumbering giant that has been largely silent is the alcohol industry. But earlier this week news broke that the California Beer and Beverage Distributors has gotten into the fight. Our reporter Sanden Totten has been looking into this.

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