• Over time, Mason Tvert learned to drop controversial, attention-grabbing tactics.

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    In 2006, as he campaigned for a measure to legalize marijuana in Colorado, Mason Tvert once staged a news conference outside the Drug Enforcement Administration’s office in suburban Denver, flanked by several cases of beer and a wanted poster with John Hickenlooper’s face on it. He crashed a law-enforcement conference — and got booed by the cops. He challenged elected officials to a “drug duel.” He put up a billboard with a bikini-clad woman on it and the message, “Marijuana: No hangovers. No violence. No carbs!” … Today, Tvert wears a suit and a dress shirt.” John Ingold at the Denver Post

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