Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jeff Sessions dismisses the views of a majority of Americans on legalization of marijuana

Reported in Will Jeff Sessions launch a War on Weed? If so, it could accelerate marijuana legalization.  (Washington Post, 4/20/2017)

From the album Have a Marijuana by David Peel & the Lower East Side, which debuted on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart for the week ending May 24, 1969.  It spent 3 weeks on the chart and peaked at #186.

Related reading:
David Peel, Downtown Singer and Marijuana Evangelist, Dies at 74.  (The New York Times, 4/9/2017)
Peel — a reference to banana peel, once thought to induce a marijuana-like high — was not his name. He was born David Michael Rosario. According to his F.B.I. file, he was born on Aug. 3, 1942, in Manhattan to Puerto Rican parents. His father, Angel Perez, was a restaurant worker; his mother, Esther Rosario, was a homemaker.
He leaves no known survivors.

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