• Congressman Garrett (VA-R)

  • Gov. Chris Christy (NJ-R)

  • Colorado 2012

  • California Field Work, Prop 19

COP on the Hill:   Stories from the week of March 31, 2023

Stories from the week of March 31, 2023


It was a kick to be consulted: “Thank you for contributing to Meta’s (Facebook) policy development on “Non-Medical Drugs in Religious or Traditional Contexts”…it was regarding Ayahuasca

We all need a great day from time to time:  My Wednesday


  • Rode up the elevator with Senator Rounds of SD..30 second chat
  • Steps of the Capitol yielded chats with 2 Congressman
  • Contacted by Univision and gave my first interview for them en español ..about 6 minutes
  • At a cannabis reception/soiree I had a great 10-minute chat with an NBC reporter
  • Same place I had an excellent chat with aide to Linda Sanchez (D- CA) en español,
  • On my way out of the building and headed to the Metro to go home, there was a briefing by the Swiss embassy. Four of their staffers were at the tables, checking in attendees…not able to resist the opportunity, I chatted away in German & French the next 5 minutes…woohoo!!


Weekly Activities:

3971 Presentations to Congressional staffers… 10 this week…

359 personal chats with a Member of Congress… 03 this week….   Senator Rounds (R-SD), CMan Hern (R-OK), CMan Hudson (R-NC)

109 Appearances/Interviews on major TV/Radio/Print media. 01 This week. Univision

439 chats with other elected officials, state reps, senators, VIPs, etc   01 this week   (Cory Gardner, x Senator (R) of Colorado

1 conference ( NCIA hosted a briefing and reception for MJ folks)


COP stats since inception: August 2009

96 Radio Interviews:  0 this week;

215 interviews and reports in minor media …0 this week –

33 major conferences attended – CPAC 2023, (3 UN drug conferences in Vienna, Austria),  LULAC, NRA, CBC, ASA, DPA, Dem & Repub. Presidential conventions., National Review, Republican Annual Retreat etc.) 0 this week

in the past – Blaze TV {new, popular right-wing}, (Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, BBC, CNN, NPR, OAN, German, Swiss, French, Spanish TV and radio) Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Grand Rapids Press + 9 other MI papers. Chicago Tribune, Honolulu Star Advertiser {foto and caption}, Reason Magazine, Reuters

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