One of the leading figures in Orange County's movement to legalize marijuana used to arrest people for smoking it. As a cop in Redondo Beach during the 1980s and 1990s, Diane Goldstein worked in the police department's special investigative unit, which essentially functioned as a narcotics squad. She loved being a cop, enough that she became the city's first female officer to reach the rank of lieutenant. After nearly three decades on the force, she retired in 2004. It was then that she started to question whether going after drugs was the... More >>>