Tuesday, October 04, 2005

ClickPress | NORML Launches First Video Blog (Vlog) Cash Prize Contest On Free Community Sites

Organization Commemorates 68th Anniversary of Marijuana Prohibition By Recruiting and Rewarding ‘People Power’ To Change Laws
‘Prohibition’ is the first theme for 5-month multi-theme $5,000 Competition

Washington DC - NORML, The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, announced today the NORML Video Blog Cash Prize Contest with YouTube.com, a free video hosting community, and Veoh, the first Internet Television Peercasting Network.

To acknowledge that October 3, 1937 is the first day of marijuana prohibition in America, “Prohibition” is the theme of the October contest with $500 in prize money.

To participate in the NORML “Prohibition” Video Blog Cash Prize Contest, individuals must become members of either YouTube or Veoh (membership is free), upload their videos (not longer than 5 minutes) and tag their entries:


The “Prohibition” theme relating to marijuana’s prohibition can include:

-Being told to do something you don't want to do
-Being told to NOT do something you want to do
-Analogies and comparisons to alcohol Prohibition
-Marijuana Prohibition
-Absurdness of banning industrial hemp along with marijuana

Undesirable content:
-Children using marijuana
-Irresponsible use of marijuana (i.e., consuming marijuana and driving or use in the workplace)
Contest videos will be showcased throughout the month of October 2005 on the NORML Video Blog