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The Story Behind Rep. Joe Kennedy’s Pivot From Prohibitionist To Marijuana Legalization Advocate

Tony Newman

Two Drug Policy Alliance staffers, Michael Collins, director of national affairs, and Jolene Forman, staff attorney, gave Marijuana Moment an inside look at the calculated evolution of Kennedy’s policy position. It started, they said, with an email from one of the congressman’s staffers about six months ago.

You can read Marijuana Moment's insightful piece here.

Tony Newman is the director of media relations for the Drug Policy Alliance.