Activists would justly like to alter the stoner stereotype and paint a prettier picture about the typical marijuana user. Thus, in an effort to show that weed isn’t just a youthful, comical stoner fad, The Drug Policy Alliance has released stock photos of middle-aged adult professionals smoking weed in casual settings.
The pictures, which will hopefully be adapted by the mainstream media when they post articles about the rise of marijuana in America (and beyond), certainly exemplify the wide-reaching, universal value of cannabis. Here are these pictures which have gone viral and should show the world this movement is here to stay:
While the stoner stereotype should never be completely wiped out–weed should remain fun–the effort for continued reform and widespread legalization simply looks better when presented in this fashion.