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Old 09-22-14, 04:24 PM
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TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

http://www.eonline.com/news/581446/t...-f-k-it-i-quit



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Bahahaahha! I love it!
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

The reaction from the female anchor is priceless as well. I wonder if she took a couple tokes before going on the air.
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

I already posted this in the video thread.
While unprofessional, that's still pretty badassed.

Here's her follow up explanation:



She's rather blunt on the topic...
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I have a feeling she doesn't care much about whether or not it's professional.
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

Does campaigning for marijuana legalization pay well?
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

Must not need the job. Sure as shit she'll never get another job in broadcasting.
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I don't get why she chose to burn that bridge. Unless she hated the company/channel she worked for, she could've returned to doing news if the other gig didn't work out... even if it were for a different company/channel. I wouldn't hire her knowing that she could end up doing that sort of thing again.
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Must not need the job. Sure as shit she'll never get another job in broadcasting.
Heard she already got an offer here

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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

The other anchor's reaction is awesome. I bet those two hate each other.
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I don't get why she chose to burn that bridge. Unless she hated the company/channel she worked for, she could've returned to doing news if the other gig didn't work out... even if it were for a different company/channel. I wouldn't hire her knowing that she could end up doing that sort of thing again.
I think it's the fact that they were forcing her to peddle their bullshit propaganda. Forget about getting high, take something near and dear to you, now imagine how you'd feel if your boss asked you to lie about it to others to promote his agenda.
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

Didn't she say she in the owner of some pot joint before she signed off?

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Yep, she said she was the owner of the "Alaska Cannabis Club". Not sure if it's pulling in bank, but from the way she quit...it looks like it does.
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Old 09-22-14, 08:00 PM
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Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
I already posted this in the video thread.
While unprofessional, that's still pretty badassed.

Here's her follow up explanation:



She's rather blunt on the topic...
Just based on this amateurish video, she has no business working in television anyway.
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Old 09-22-14, 08:32 PM
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

Ever heard of Fox News? CNN? MSNBC?
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

Yep.

Fine looking woman, though. Now that she's entering a poor decisions phase in her life, perhaps we'll see more of her.

Seriously, I support complete decriminalization, but the expletive and shrug took away from the potential impact.
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Old 09-22-14, 10:20 PM
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"As for this job, Not that I have a choice, Fuck it, I quit." Seems to me that she's told she's fired prior to this segment.
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

I understand that people want marijuana to be legalized and I don't care either way. However, dedicating your life to wanting it legalized to toke away is a bit extreme if you ask me. I would be completely understanding if she were suffering from a real illness aside from hazy days syndrome.
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Old 09-22-14, 11:19 PM
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She could've moved to Washington State or Colorado as a news anchor and still been able to toke until her heart's content. Silly lady.
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Old 09-23-14, 12:10 AM
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

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I understand that people want marijuana to be legalized and I don't care either way. However, dedicating your life to wanting it legalized to toke away is a bit extreme if you ask me. I would be completely understanding if she were suffering from a real illness aside from hazy days syndrome.
No, that's not it at all. It's become a bigger issue than just "people want to get high." When thousands of people are locked up for no other reason than a plant that makes you feel good, something has to change. It should have at least been de-criminalized by now. The fact that, here in California, I can openly do something that would put someone else in JAIL a state over is absurd. And we all know why its still illegal: cops depend on the cash they confiscate from these weed busts in order to fund their departments. Legalize it, and suddenly they'll have no money anymore.

Just look at this absurdity:



That's the fucking head of the DEA, who's just become a thoughtless robot who's only priority is maintaining her job. We can't even have an honest discussion about this via the usual channels, so I see her decision to quit epically, gain attention, and then use that attention to say what she couldn't say on air to be well...quite smart, actually.

Again, its more serious than just people wanting to get high. It's about ending a system that, let's be frank, targets only a certain race/class of people, and for something that's essentially harmless.
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

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No, that's not it at all. It's become a bigger issue than just "people want to get high." When thousands of people are locked up for no other reason than a plant that makes you feel good, something has to change. It should have at least been de-criminalized by now. The fact that, here in California, I can openly do something that would put someone else in JAIL a state over is absurd. And we all know why its still illegal: cops depend on the cash they confiscate from these weed busts in order to fund their departments. Legalize it, and suddenly they'll have no money anymore.

Just look at this absurdity:



That's the fucking head of the DEA, who's just become a thoughtless robot who's only priority is maintaining her job. We can't even have an honest discussion about this via the usual channels, so I see her decision to quit epically, gain attention, and then use that attention to say what she couldn't say on air to be well...quite smart, actually.

Again, its more serious than just people wanting to get high. It's about ending a system that, let's be frank, targets only a certain race/class of people, and for something that's essentially harmless.
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

I'm all for legalizing marijuana and decriminalizing hard drugs. But, I think this woman is an idiot.
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Old 09-23-14, 03:56 AM
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Nice that she has found a job even less noble then being a newscaster.

What's next? Politician? Child Pornographer?
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Nice that she has found a job even less noble then being a newscaster.

What's next? Politician? Child Pornographer?
Worse... Lawyer
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Re: TV reporter quits job on-air to pursue legalization of marijuana...

I have decided to quit my job as a pot dealer and become a TV reporter.
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Didn't she say she in the owner of some pot joint before she signed off?

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Yep, she said she was the owner of the "Alaska Cannabis Club". Not sure if it's pulling in bank, but from the way she quit...it looks like it does.
That Club owns dispensaries all over Alaska. If marijuana is legalized in Alaska she'll be making much more money than she was as a newscaster.

Let's not mistake this for a disgruntled employee quitting in an extreme way. This is a PR move to draw attention to her cause.
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