Loretta NallLoretta Nall is the founder of the United States Marijuana Party (USMjParty) which calls for the legalization of cannabis. She was a write-in candidate for governor of Alabama in 2006.
HistoryNall founded the USMjParty in 2002. In 2005, she co-founded Alabamians for Caring Use, a medical marijuana advocacy/lobbying group. Before his 2005 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, arrest, the so-called "Prince of Pot," Marc Emery, employed Nall under the auspices of Cannabis Culture magazine. Nall herself was booked and jailed for less than one day on September 17, 2002, for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after police made a search of her home.
Besides advocating the legalization of cannabis in the United States, Nall is also an outspoken critic of the worldwide War on Drugs. After a 2004 visit to Colombia, she has spoken and written against the United States and Colombian militaries' aerial destruction of Colombian coca fields with herbicides, citing dangers to local human populations and the environment.
Nall also calls for tax credits for homeschoolers, American withdrawal from the Iraq War, an end to the war on drugs and she opposes the No Child Left Behind, USA PATRIOT, and REAL ID acts. Nall is a contributor to LewRockwell.com.