Lou Dog, from Suburban Noize recording group the Kottonmouth Kings, has been named the new assistant director for the Los Angeles chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).
"I am proud of the appointment and I am prepared to continue lending my energy and resources towards the advancement of the cause," commented Lou Dog.
The Kottonmouth Kings have been on the frontlines fighting for the legalization of marijuana for over a decade. The group has been acknowledged for their never-ending commitment to spreading awareness and understanding about the plant, marijuana.
The group had previously helped organize a demonstration at the U.S. Federal Building, alongside other pro-cannabis organizations, to protest the federal prosecution of pot users under the federal Controlled Substances Act. The event attracted national media attention and challenged the Bush Administration's "War on Drugs".
The Kottonmouth Kings recently released their new album, "Hidden Stash 4:20", through Suburban Noize Records. The group is embarking on a series of dates with 311 in November, before they hit the studio to record their upcoming new studio effort, "Long Live The Kings".
Since being founded in 1970, NORML has provided a voice for those Americans who oppose marijuana prohibition and favor an end to the practice of arresting marijuana smokers. A nonprofit public-interest advocacy group, NORML represents the interests of the tens of millions of Americans who smoke marijuana responsibly. Today NORML continues to lead the fight to reform state and federal marijuana laws, whether by voter initiative or through the elected legislatures. NORML serves as an informational resource to the national media on marijuana-related stories, providing a perspective to offset the anti-marijuana propaganda from the government.
CATCH KOTTONMOUTH KINGS LIVE:
Nov 13 - Loveland, CO @ Budweiser Event Center w/ 311
Nov 14 - Council Bluffs, IA @ Mid America Center w/ 311
Nov 15 - Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater w/ 311
Nov 17 - Des Moines, IA @ Val Air Ballroom
Nov 18 - Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom w/ 311
Nov 19 - Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore w/ 311
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON KOTTONMOUTH KINGS, HIGH RES PHOTOS OR TO ARRANGE INTERVIEWS PLEASE CONTACT:
James Wright at Kerosene Media
james (at) kerosenemedia.com
November 3, 2009
Hip Hop Press