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Vivian McPeak (born 1958) is an American peace and social justice activist, and musician, in Seattle, Washington. Mcpeak founded Peace Heathens in 1988, a Seattle cannabis rights community action group. McPeak and Gary Cooke organized the first Seattle Hempfest in 1991, the 2-day event has grown to become the world's largest cannabis policy reform rally. McPeak, who is director of Hempfest, performed with the rock band Stickerbush in the 1980s.
McPeak is the recipient of the High Times Freedom 2001 Fighter of the Year Award, as well as the High Times Lester Grinspoon Lifetime Achievement Award, The Dope Magazine Emery Award for lifetime achievement in the cannabis industry, and was listed by Seattle Magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential People of 2016.
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