By Benjamin Fearnow
Benjamin Thomas Wolf, a former FBI agent and current adjunct professor at Chicago’s Roosevelt University, is hoping to become Illinois’ first “Cannabis Congressman.”
The Wicker Park resident and co-owner of Logan Square’s Park and Field restaurant reignited Illinois’ marijuana legalization efforts this week by literally lighting a joint in a 5th Congressional District campaign ad released Monday. The photograph shows the former fed in front of an American flag painting with thick marijuana smoke wafting in front of his even thicker black framed glasses.
The provocative pro-pot political ad comes from the same district that saw incumbent Rep. Mike Quigly (D-Ill.) introduce a gimmicky “COVFEFE ACT” in 2017 simply to mock President Donald Trump.
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