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Change.org: Top ten victories in 2010

Change.org just listed their top ten victories in 2010. Here’s number 6:

6. CBS backs down from censoring drug-reform ad

CBS ran an infamous anti-choice ad from Focus on the Family during the last Super Bowl, but when the drug policy reform group NORML tried to run ads on the company’s Times Square billboards advocating the legalization of marijuana, the corporate giant censored the group. More than 9,500 Change.org members pushed back, specifically calling out three senior executives at the company. After initially refusing to budge, in the face of mounting pressure CBS reversed its decision and the ad with NORML’s message (“Legalize Marijuana – Billions in Taxes”) went up in New York City.

Full list is at http://blog.change.org/?p=492

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