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‘Too High To Fail’ Author Doug Fine On Conan

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doug fine too high to fail conanBest-selling author Doug Fine’s appearance on Conan was replayed on TBS last night and it is certainly worth watching.  Mr. Fine discussed Too High to Fail: Cannabis and the New Green Economic Revolution and it is apparent that Conan, his sidekick Andy and the studio audience all agreed that the Drug War is an utter failure.  Doug, who also wrote the best-selling book, Farewell, My Subaru, does a great job making the economic argument to ending cannabis prohibition in a way that can appeal to Middle America as he himself is a farmer who values his family life and doesn’t want a continuation of policies that endangers children and other innocent people who often get caught in the middle of the Drug War.  If you haven’t read Too High to Fail yet, please do and spread the word. It is a fun read with great information and certainly makes a great gift this holiday season.

Doug has taken the opportunity to discuss his vision of replacing the Drug War with a new Drug Peace Era across the country has he promotes his latest book.  It is very heartening to hear Doug talk about his travels across America promoting the Drug Peace and to hear that people from all walks of life are ready to discuss and learn about ending cannabis prohibition.   It is fortunate for the cannabis law reform movement to have such a tremendous wordsmith utilizing his verbal and literary skills to help educate the public in an entertaining manner that keeps their attention and doesn’t alienate anyone.

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Anthony Johnson is the director of New Approach Oregon, the PAC responsible for Measure 91, that ended cannabis prohibition for all Oregon adults in 2014. In addition to helping organize the International Cannabis Business Conference & the Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference, he also serves as a Board Member of the National Cannabis Coalition, working to legalize cannabis across the country and Show-Me Cannabis Regulation, an organization specifically working to end cannabis prohibition in Missouri. As President of the University of Missouri Law School ACLU Chapter, Anthony co-authored the measures that legalized medical cannabis possession and decriminalized personal possession for all adults within the city limits of Columbia, Missouri, in 2004. Following law school, Anthony practiced criminal defense for two years before working full time in the political field to help improve and protect civil liberties. You can follow Anthony on Twitter and also friend him on Facebook by following the links below as he posts mostly about civil liberties and politics with dashes of sports, music, movies and whatnot.

2 Comments

  1. CANNIBIS SAVED OUR COUNTRY WHEN OUR FORFATHERS FARMED IT, AND OUR OUR MILITARY ALSO GREW IT ,NOW GODS HERB NEEDS TO RESCUE OUR WORLD AGAIN :)

  2. DavidTheExpert on

    This is great. Doug Fine is clear and relatable. Some of his points could have been explained better, but if anyone was watching this on TBS, they probably would have learned something good. It’s just amazing that they can talk about this on national TV at all. Back when Conan was on NBC, I remember him making really snarky jokes about cannabis. Jokes about typical lazy stoners. He didn’t seem to be a supporter at all. But now it seems like he’s got his facts straight and he’s even starting to come around.

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