Wyoming man dubbed “the drugs wizard” who’s been found guilty on three counts of producing hallucinogenic drugs & one count of possessing 145,000 wraps of LSD wants to run for ofice and then for the White House
What do Rep. Liz Cheney, lawyer Harriet Hageman and a man once dubbed the ‘Drugs Wizard’ have in common? They’re all running for Wyoming’s lone U.S. House seat. Reports local outletlet KPVI Casey William Hardison, a Jackson resident, has jumped into one of the nation’s most watched congressional races. But his political hopes could be swiftly dashed. Hardison, who plans to run as an independent, is still contending with a felony marijuana delivery case. Teton County District Court Judge Timothy Day sentenced Hardison in 2021 to a year in county jail, but the case is on appeal. The Wyoming Supreme Court took it under advisement late last year and has yet to make a ruling. Hardison was clear about his intentions for running. The House race is a stepping stone to his ultimate goal: the Oval Office. “My intent is to do my best in this election such that the name recognition for the next one is present,” Hardison told the Star-Tribune. If the Wyoming’s top court denies his appeal and he’s sent to jail, he will still be able to run for president once he’s released. Hardison’s main campaign platform focuses on decriminalizing drugs such as cannabis, ecstasy and LSD. By regulating these drugs, Hardison argues, the landscape would become safer, in part because the substances would not be accidentally laced with fentanyl (a synthetic opioid that is deadly in even miniscule amounts). “How many millions of United States citizens have lost their right to vote because they got caught with cannabis or … a couple grams of cocaine?” he asked.
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