NORML PAC Endorses Representative Blumenauer for Congress

  • by NORML October 16, 2014

    NORML PAC has endorsed Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) in his campaign to be re-elected to the US House of Representatives.

    “Rep. Blumenauer has been a supporter and proponent of marijuana law reform since his days in the Oregon State Legislature decades ago,” stated NORML PAC Manager Erik Altieri, “In Congress, he has introduced and championed bills that would dismantle our federal war on cannabis and we encourage voters in his district to re-elect him for another term so he can keep pursuing these important policy changes.”

    As Congressman, in addition to being a primary sponsor or co-sponsor on all federal pro-marijuana law reform measures, Blumenauer published an in-depth report titled “A Path Forward: Rethinking Marijuana Policy” which calls for an end to federal prohibition and advocates for many of the reforms NORML has been fighting for all these years.

    Rep. Blumenauer has also been a notable presence at the federal marijuana hearings this year being held by the Committee on Government Oversight. You can watch him call out ONDCP acting director Botticelli below:

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    One of Rep. Blumenauer’s re-election campaign ads focuses on marijuana law reform and calls for allowing states the freedom to set their own marijuana policies and pursue legalization:

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    More information on Rep. Blumenauer and his campaign, including how to volunteer or donate, can be found on his website or Facebook page.

    3 Responses to “NORML PAC Endorses Representative Blumenauer for Congress”

    1. Julian says:

      Wasn’t this link a great performance by Rep. blumenauer? Truly, he is a champion voice in a sea of filthy prohibition. As i noted when i first saw this recording, what was going through Boticelli’s mind? The outcome of this Congressional debate was:
      “Yeah, marijuana is safer than alcohol, but we need to keep marijuana illegal because its bad… Yeah, thats it.”

    2. Miles says:

      Mr. Blumenauer is a real choice – Salute! He is one of the very few decent choices among a sea of hypocritical jerks!

      By the way, Vice President Joe Biden’s drug warrior ways just bit him in the butt! His son was kicked out of the Navy for cocaine use. I have to laugh at this bit of karma since Mr. Biden is largely responsible for the incarceration of hundreds of thousands of cannabis users.

    3. Galileo Galilei says:

      Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Steve Cohen (D-TN) seem to be the most visible reform advocates in Congress.

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