09/12/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Dianne Feinstein Opposes Marijuana Legalization In California

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California's senior senator, has lent her support to the campaign to defeat Proposition 19, the marijuana legalization measure on the state's November ballot.

The prominent Democrat, first elected to the Senate in 1992, signed the ballot argument against the initiative. On Monday, she issued a statement through the opposition campaign calling the measure "a jumbled legal nightmare that will make our highways, our workplaces and our communities less safe."

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