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Cannabis Reform Isn’t the Only Issue: Utah Advocates Un-endorse Jason Christensen, Candidate for House District 64

Cannabis Reform Isn’t the Only Issue: Utah Advocates Un-endorse Jason Christensen, Candidate for House District 64

When a political candidate takes a stand against prohibition, especially in a conservative state like Utah, cannabis activists often offer support and endorsement. However, sometimes a candidate’s position on other important issues can overshadow their support of drug reform. Jason Christensen, candidate for Utah’s House District 64 in Utah County, was officially endorsed earlier this […]

Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray “Occupy” Lewis: Legalize Marijuana & Marriage Equality, Ban Fracking

Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray “Occupy” Lewis: Legalize Marijuana & Marriage Equality, Ban Fracking

PHOTO: Diane Fornbacher I’ve run into the incomparable Ray “Occupy” Lewis at Occupy demonstrations and a few Smokedown Prohibition Philadelphia protests at which we both spoke. I’m always grateful and honored to see him at these functions inspiring people with his views on cannabis legalization, marriage equality, women’s reproductive rights, free speech and the reasons we […]

Gay Rights & Marijuana Activist Jay Lassiter: “Let’s Make Weed Sexy”

Gay Rights & Marijuana Activist Jay Lassiter: “Let’s Make Weed Sexy”

PHOTO: Diane Fornbacher In 2009, lame-duck New Jersey Governor John Corzine (D) signed bills from the legislature both allowing same-sex marriage and medical marijuana in the state, knowing full well when incoming Republican Governor Chris Christie took office, he would veto both. “As a state, New Jersey is one of the hardest battlegrounds because it […]