After Words

After Words: John McCaslin author of "Weed Man: The Remarkable Journey of Jimmy Divine" interviewed by Keith Stroup, founder of NORML (Nat. Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws)

About the Program

John McCaslin, columnist for the Washington Times, recalls the life of Jimmy Divine, a marijuana trafficker from the Bahamas who successfully imported a great amount of the drug into the United States in the 1970s.  Mr. McCaslin reports that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration estimates Americans were smoking over 35,000 pounds of marijuana per day at the beginning of the decade and relays how Jimmy Divine was able to elude the authorities and procure and give away a fortune.  John McCaslin discusses his book with Keith Stroup, founder of NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.

About the Authors

Keith Stroup

Keith Stroup founded the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) in 1970.   He is a public-interest attorney who has served as the executive director of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  Mr. Stroup currently serves as Legal Counsel for NORML.

John McCaslin

John McCaslin writes the "Inside the Beltway" column for the Washington Times. A former broadcast news anchor, he was a member of the White House press corps during the Reagan administration.  Mr. McCaslin is currently co-host of the radio program America's Morning News.


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After Words: John McCaslin author of "Weed Man: The Remarkable Journey of Jimmy Divine" interviewed by Keith Stroup, founder of NORML (Nat. Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws)

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