Marijuana and Cannabis News
On September 3, in what President Obama's press secretary described as an attempt to appeal to "the youth vote," the Obama campaign released an ad featuring fictional potheads Harold and Kumar.
The President asks them for their support and they agree, mindlessly gobbling junk food and chuckling at cartoons. But the Obama Administration has waged a war on marijuana users at a faster pace than President Bush, even attacking state-legal medical marijuana at nearly every turn.
Your vote is worth more than a stoner "wink-and-nod" commercial.
This video, featuring Andrew Livingston, shows how a call to a real-life marijuana user might have gone.
If you want the President to earn your vote, tweet this:
@barackobama @kalpenn @johnthecho It takes more than lame jokes to earn votes. It takes action. Change the marijuana laws. #EarnMyVote
Here's the original attempt by the Obama campaign to pander to the cannabis community, even after betraying it: