#7 Ann Arbor Stories: The Legendary Weed Contest of 1975
Thu, 05/12/2016 - 5:30am
When: May 12, 2016
The Legendary Weed Contest of 1975 wasn’t just any contest. It was more than just a sweepstakes where the grand prize winner received one full-scale pound of Columbian smoking marijuana. It was a statement. A call to revolution. A brilliant marketing plan hatched during a smoke-filled discussion among the braintrust of the Ann Arbor Sun, looking for a way to increase the paper’s circulation.
Music by Chris Bathgate
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