Pot Prevails: Rob Kampia Discusses Marijuana's Recent Political Triumphs


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Medical marijuana is now legal in 16 states plus the District of Columbia, according to Rob Kampia, co-founder and executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project.

Kampia speaks to Reason.tv's Nick Gillespie, and says that advocates for legalizing marijuana have recently seen the best run of victories, ever. He explains why he thinks marijuana has moved to the back burner of political issues, and why this might cost President Obama come November of next year.

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About 5 minutes. Shot by Zach Weissmueller and Jim Epstein, and edited by Tracy Oppenheimer.

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