Marijuana

Marijuana activist says Obama campaign using "Harold and Kumar" clip to hide bad policies

Update below: Kal Penn and John Cho, the stars of the Harold and Kumar movies, have been to Colorado multiple times in recent weeks to stump for the Obama campaign, and both appear with the president in a video about Penn hosting Democratic National Convention coverage this week; see it below. However, a national cannabis activist blasts the clip, arguing that it plays off pot cliches that imply Obama's marijuana policies are more progressive than the facts show.
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