Mr. Thornton, co-founder of the drug law reform organization Efficacy, Inc. http://www.Efficacy-online.org, is a national co-chair of the Green Party of the United States.
In 2006, he ran on the Green Party ticket for governor of Connecticut.
We're proud that Cliff is a member of the Green Party," said Alfred Molison, co-chair of the Green Party's national Black Caucus http://gpblackcaucus.blogspot.com.
Excerpts from a November 29, 2007 Drug Policy Alliance press release announcing the award:
Thornton is the primary speaker for Efficacy, Inc. -- a non-profit organization that has
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