Rob KampiaExecutive Director, Marijuana Policy Project
Rob Kampia is executive director and co-founder of the Marijuana Policy Project, the nation's largest marijuana policy organization. He co-authored most of the medical marijuana laws currently on the books in 16 states and the District of Columbia, with MPP taking a leading role in passing the laws in Hawaii (2000), Montana (2004), Vermont (2004), Rhode Island (2006), Michigan (2008), Maine (2009), Arizona (2010), and Delaware (2011). Rob oversaw the successful 2008 initiative campaign to decriminalize the possession of marijuana in Massachusetts, and he helped MPP play a leading role in the passage of the 2012 initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol in Colorado. He has testified before a U.S. House subcommittee twice (2001 and 2004), and has also testified before legislative committees in California, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, Ohio, Vermont, and Washington state.