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Would you boycott Kellogg's?

An organization called MPP (Marijuana Policy Project) is working to organize a boycott of Kellogg's - you know, the cereal company - because of this whole Michael Phelps hoopla. Phelps had an ad contract with Kellogg's, but the company pulled it after the unfortunate photos came to light. MPP objects, not to the pulling of the ads, but to what they call hypocrisy. Apparently, Kellogg's had no problem with Phelp's DUI when they signed him, but the pot smoking is suddenly a deal breaker. MPP's stance is that DUI is a much more serious and life-threatening offense, therefore it is ridculous to overlook that, and then to cancel his ad contract for the much less harmful/less dangerous act of pot smoking.

So what do you think? Do you think the DUI is worse than smoking pot? Will you boycott Kellogg's?

Answer Question

Asked by Anonymous at 7:49 PM on Feb. 9, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (38)
  • Nope, we will still eat our frosted flakes!

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:50 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • the DUI is much worse than smoking pot, a DUI is dangerous for many people

    Answer by aliciatron at 7:52 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • I'm sure Phelps is thrilled to death to have a pro-marijuana group campaigning on his behalf while he's trying to train and move on with his life.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 7:52 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • DUI is without a doubt a worse offence than the occasional toke.

    Kellogs have some 'splanin to do.

    Answer by ladysavage at 7:52 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • I really don't care too much. We buy store brand cereal.

    Answer by lovinangels at 7:53 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • No, are you gonna boycott baseball for the steroid use, not see movies when the starring lady or man got caught drinking and driving..I mean come on if you boycott one for doing something iilegal you need to be fair and boycott all. Yes what he did was wrong.

    Answer by midnightmoma at 7:56 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • nope I think Kellogg's has every right to pull him off their ads and sponsorship.


    Answer by Alexsmom04 at 8:01 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • I agree Alexsmom04 .

    Answer by Ann7227 at 8:03 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • Now I want some frosted flakes anon see what you do?

    Answer by tnmomofive at 8:06 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • I just bought me some cereal today, cant wait to get into it...

    Answer by midnightmoma at 8:08 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

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