The Patients vs. The Powerful

 

 

Dear friends:

It is crunch time in Arizona.

With just six weeks to go in the medical marijuana ballot initiative campaign, powerful people in the state have joined together to prevent patients from using and acquiring their medicine legally. The campaign is working hard to keep pace but we need your help.

As a supporter of marijuana policy reform, you know how hard it is to change marijuana laws. Amazingly, we are now on the cusp of making medical marijuana legal for the citizens of another state. We cannot fail.

Working with individuals like the notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, a group called Keep AZ Drug Free is spreading misinformation throughout the state. And now they have received a contribution of $10,000 from the Arizona Cardinals professional football team. The Cardinals get sponsorship money from beer companies and are using it to prevent patients from using a far less harmful substance! Disgusting.

We cannot let hypocrites like this succeed. We must match them dollar for dollar. If you can help us raise $10,000 for the campaign, they will be able to put more volunteers to work distributing materials and holding signs. And they will be able to mount a more aggressive earned media campaign.

Please make a contribution or $5, $10 or more to the Arizona ballot initiative campaign today. And celebrate with us six weeks from today when we defeat the powerful and make marijuana legal for the patients.

Thanks in advance.

Sincerely,

Rob Kampia
Executive Director
Marijuana Policy Project
Washington, D.C.


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