A TV reporter quit her job live on air–in unforgettable fashion--after she revealed that she is the owner of the legalized marijuana source that she was reporting on. Following her report on the Alaska Cannabis Club, KTVA 11 News reporter Charlo Greene said: “Now everything you’ve heard is why I, the actual owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, will be dedicating all of my energy toward fighting for freedom and fairness, which begins with legalizing marijuana here in Alaska. And as for this job, well, not that I have a choice, but fuck it, I quit.”
Greene has founded an indiegogo campaign to reform marijuana legislation in the state. “I just quit my news reporting job on live TV to announce that I am redirecting all of my energy toward helping to end a failed drug policy that has ruined the lives of far too many Americans,” she states on the website. Commenting on why she resigned to the Alaska Dispatch News, Greene said “I wanted to draw attention to this issue. And the issue is medical marijuana. Ballot Measure 2 is a way to make medical marijuana real… most patients don’t know the state didn’t set up the framework to get their patients their medicine.” Alaska will vote on legalizing the drug in November.