42 Seconds: Pot Legalization and Marijuana Reform | Dan Savage: American Savage | TakePart TV
Dan Savage investigates the recent pot legalization in Washington and Colorado and how it has already dismissed over 220 misdemeanor cases. He also gives a brief history of the inequality caused by marijuana prohibition.
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About American Savage
Author, columnist, TV personality, and co-founder of the It Gets Better Project, Dan Savage brings his unique voice and advice to TakePart TV. Engaging all different types of people, Dan tackles the most provocative questions and topics, just as he does on his blog and weekly podcast. No topic is taboo, each episode will provide a platform to interact and ultimately take action.
About Dan Savage
Dan Savage is a writer, TV personality, and activist best known for his political and social commentary, as well as his honest approach to love and relationships. Savage's advice column, "Savage Love," is syndicated in newspapers and websites through the US, Canada, Europe and Asia. Savage is also the author of several books. In September 2010, Savage created a YouTube video with husband Terry Miller to inspire hope for LGBT young people facing harassment, entitled the It Gets Better project.
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