September 17, 2014

U.S. News & World Report

The Marijuana Policy Project has placed a billboard in Denver featuring a woman with red hair, holding her face in one hand, with the legend “Don’t let a candy bar ruin your vacation.” New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd wrote in June about an extremely uncool night that she experienced in Denver after eating a pot-laced candy bar.


“I love it,” Dowd told U.S. News’ Steven Nelson about the billboard. “I’m going to make it my Christmas card.” MPP spokesperson Morgan Fox tells Poynter the organization plans to expand the campaign to Washington state next.

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Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at and managing editor of Washington City…
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