Pro-marijuana candidate tries to lure potential voters with pot giveaway
Category: Odd | Posted on Thu, June, 6th 2013 by THCFinder
Jim Berns staged the stunt to publicize his intent to 're-legalize marijuana.'
A Cincinnati mayoral candidate who promised to give away marijuana plants left customers dissatisfied when they received tomato plants instead of pot.
Libertarian Jim Berns tried to woo voters with the ploy Wednesday, part of his platform calling for the legalization of the drug in Ohio.
Around 30 supporters, mainly college aged, showed up to support the candidate and dozens of people reportedly lined up to receive their plant at a city park.
Wearing an American Flag tie, the political hopeful was photographed handing out the small shrub and distributing fliers about his crusade to re-legalize the drug.
"We support people deciding themselves to smoke marijuana," the 65-year-old told the Daily News.
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