Peter B. Lewis' Cash Funding Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Charge

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Back in 2010, the NYT wrote about rich folks who used to donate boatloads of cash to Democrats but who don't funnel their cash toward politics any longer.

Peter B. Lewis was included in the piece. Here's the snippet:

The attention of Mr. Lewis, chairman of Progressive Insurance, also appears to be elsewhere this year. Jennifer Frutchy, who advises Mr. Lewis on his philanthropy, said he was focused at the moment on “building progressive infrastructure and marijuana reform.”

“That’s just where his head is right now,” Ms. Frutchy said.

His head hasn't left that space, not that we'd expect it to — there's enough pot smoke floating around in his head that no other idea can hope to permeate the airspace.

Lewis, of course, is a strong proponent of medical marijuana, having written lucidly about his beliefs that our "marijuana laws are stupid."

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