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NORML's Ad Campaign 2002


Allen St. Pierre, left, executive director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, smiles as Keith Stroup, right, NORML founder, speaks during a news conference announcing the $500,000 advertising campaign featuring New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, ad shown at left and right, Tuesday, April 9, 2002 in New York, urging New York City to stop arresting and jailing marijuana smokers.

 (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin) 

 

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Dr. John Morgan of the New York University School of Pharmecology and board member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, speaks to the media, as Keith Stroup, right, NORML founder, listens during a news conference announcing the $500,000 advertising campaign featuring New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, ad shown at right, Tuesday, April 9, 2002 in New York, urging New York City to stop arresting and jailing marijuana smokers. 

(AP Photo/Stephen Chernin) 





This advertisment featuring New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, part of a $500,000 print, broadcast and outdoor campaign urging New York City to stop arresting and jailing people for smoking marijuana, is shown Tuesday, April 9, 2002, in New York. 

(AP Photo/Stephen Chernin) 




Keith Stroup (R), the Executive Director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), and Allen St. Pierre (L), of the NORML Foundation, speak at press conference in New York April 9, 2002 where they discussed an ad created by the group featuring New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The ad promotes the legalization of marijuana. Bloomberg was quoted in a 2001 magazine article as saying he had smoked marijuana and liked it. 

REUTERS/Peter Morgan 


 


A photograph of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a quote attributed to him appear in an ad created by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) which was displayed at a press conference held by the group in New York on April 9, 2002. The ad promotes the legalization of marijuana. Bloomberg was quoted in a 2001 magazine arcticle as saying he had smoked marijuana and liked it. Dr. John Morgan (R) of the City of New York Medical School, and Keith Stroup (C) and Allen St. Pierre (L) of NORML spoke at the press conference.

 REUTERS/Peter Morgan 

 


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg found himself the poster boy for an ad campaign to legalize marijuana in a full-page spread in the April 9, 2002 New York Times, but he is not pleased about it. The advertisement is part of pro-marijuana group The NORML Foundation's $500,000 campaign that will feature Bloomberg, seen February13 at City Hall, who was quoted in a 2001 magazine article as saying he had smoked marijuana and liked it..

 REUTERS/Beth A. Keiser/POOL-Files


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