Inside the Jack Herer Cannabis Legalization Initiative

Inside the Jack Herer Cannabis Legalization Initiative

There are as many as 4 cannabis legalization initiatives coalescing and jockeying for political and fundraising advantage in California in advance of the 2016 general election, and one of the measures has been in written form since 1990.  <a href=”http://www.jackherer.com/” target=”_blank”>Jack Herer</a> published <a href=”http://www.jackherer.com/thebook/” target=”_blank”>The Emperor Wears No Clothes</a> in 1985 and followed with a groundbreaking cannabis legalization ballot initiative that reflected the contents of the book.  But despite several attempts to get the initiative before California voters, the measure has never made it to the ballot.  Jack Herer died in 2010, but now, in the wake of successful campaigns in Colorado, Washington, Alaska and Oregon, and a similar, well-organized campaign taking shape in California, <a href=”http://www.cchi2016.org/index.html” target=”_blank”>proponents of the Herer initiative feel a sense of urgency and duty to fulfill the wishes of Jack Herer and finally get his initiative on the 2016 ballot</a> … for some insight,  MJPM’s Brian Bahouth spoke with cannabis activist and long-time Jack Herer proponent Michael Jolson … (30:45) …

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Photo Credit: Dan Sky

Music credits in order of appearance and as reported through the Public Radio Exchange:

Title: Riff Raff Rollin
Artist: Clutchy Hopkins
Album: Clutchy Hopkins meets Lord Kenjamin
Label: Ubiquity
Year: 2009
Duration: (1:14)

Title: 01-12-324
Artist: Clutchy Hopkins
Album: Clutchy Hopkins meets Lord Kenjamin
Label: Ubiquity
Year: 2009
Duration: (1:11)

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