Thursday, December 06, 2007

MPP Offers Giuliani/Romney/McCain $10,000 To Get Outrageously Blazed

No, we're just kidding.


And while GMP1 supports the use of medical marijuana, we're fairly certain that Giuliani/Romney/McCain will pass on the Marijuana Policy Project's offer.

From MPP's press release:

MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE — At a press conference in front of Rudy Giuliani's Manchester headquarters this morning with a massive mobile truck billboard in tow, a representative of the Marijuana Policy Project joined two New Hampshire patients to challenge presidential candidates Rudy Giuliani, John McCain and Mitt Romney to back up their statements regarding medical marijuana with scientific evidence, offering the legal maximum $10,000 campaign contribution to any of the three who can prove that their statements are true.
"In response to questions from patients who have benefited from medical marijuana, these candidates have made claims that are flat-out false," said MPP executive director Rob Kampia. "Since appeals to science, compassion and common sense haven't worked, we're talking to them in a language we know they understand -- campaign contributions. If Giuliani, Romney or McCain can back up their claims that medical marijuana isn't needed or is too dangerous, we'll give their campaign $10,000, but if they can't, they need to stop lying."
Any responses from the campaigns will be evaluated by an independent panel of medical experts. An image of the billboard along with full details of the challenge and relevant scientific data are posted at