The Robert C. Randall Award for Achievement in the Field of Citizen Action.
Robert C. Randall pioneered the medical marijuana issue in America. A model
citizen activist who took on the federal government, assisted in the defense
of people accused of criminal offenses involving marijuana and worked to
change the entire federal prohibition against marijuna's medical use. Citizen
action is at the heart of a successful democracy. The Robert C. Randall Award
honors those citizens who make democracy work in the difficult area of drug
law and policy reform.
Award presented to
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition
Drug Policy Alliance Conference, November 2005.
of Mark and Matt's acceptance speech.