Kelly Clarkson is all about freedom in 2015.
The former American Idol winner celebrates the final installment of her six-record deal with RCA Records this year, which was signed immediately after she won the musical competition’s debut season in 2002.
Clarkson apparently loves her newfound freedom from the mainstream music business so much that she’s now fighting for the right to legalize marijuana.
Much has been made in the media about the infighting in the cannabis legalization movement, and for good reason — it is usually very vocal and can get nasty. It was made famous in California during the battle over Prop 19 in 2010. Things were taken to another level in Washington in 2012 with the slugfest that grew out of I-502, and to a lesser extent in Colorado.
Colorado’s governor is setting new regulations for the state’s medical marijuana program.
Gov. John Hickenlooper was scheduled on Monday to sign Senate Bill 14, which would direct state health authorities to set new guidelines for doctors recommending medical cannabis for severe pain, reports the AP.