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MPP (Marijuana Policy Project), the foremost cannabis policy reform organization in the nation, is accepting applications for the position of communications director. Based out of our D.C. office, this high-impact, high-profile position is ideal for a driven and skillful team player who is motivated by the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the development of one of the most exciting policy areas today.

MPP legislative counsel play an integral role in legalizing marijuana. The overarching goal of the legislative counsel is to pass marijuana policy reform bills through state legislatures. Legislative counsel will also be responsible for compliance with state ethics laws in their states, some legislative drafting, and occasionally reviewing contracts.

The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), the largest marijuana policy reform organization in the U.S., works to end marijuana prohibition in the U.S. by taxing and regulating marijuana like alcohol. Founded in 1995, MPP has approximately 16 full-time employees and more than 200,000 members and supporters.

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Ultimately, we’re all about performance and getting things done. The late philanthropist Peter Lewis (chairman of Progressive Corp.) called MPP “among the best-managed of philanthropic organizations I support.” Please check out some of our accomplishments here.