The Medical Marijuana Movement May Be Getting A Senator

Bob Kerrey Marijuana Senator Nebraska
In what is shaping up to be another fairly significant victory for the medical marijuana movement, marijuana supporters just might be getting an extremely high-profile voice to help push their cause forward; their first Senator.
Bob Kerrey, who held a seat as a Democratic senator in Nebraska in the 90s, has openly supported legalizing marijuana on several occasions. Perhaps the most public example of his support for marijuana comes from his not-so-secret history of advising Peter Lewis, the founder of Progressive Insurance and a leading backer of pot policy reform efforts.
Kerrey now seems to be enjoying a surge in support as a replacement for retiring Senator Ben Nelson in the Nebraska race.
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