In what is shaping up to be another fairly significant victory for the medical marijuana movement, marijuana supporters just might be getting an extremely high-profile voice to help push their cause forward; their first Senator.
Bob Kerrey, who held a seat as a Democratic senator in Nebraska in the 90s, has openly supported legalizing marijuana on several occasions. Perhaps the most public example of his support for marijuana comes from his not-so-secret history of advising Peter Lewis, the founder of Progressive Insurance and a leading backer of pot policy reform efforts.
Kerrey now seems to be enjoying a surge in support as a replacement for retiring Senator Ben Nelson in the Nebraska race.
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