Charlo Greene, the Alaska-based new anchor and cannabis club owner, released a video explaining why she quit her day job.

Charlo Greene 'Why I Quit'

"There comes a time in each and every one of our lives when we must choose to continue to spectate or stand up for what's right," Greene says in her "Why I Quit" video. She then shows a clip from her now infamous resignation in which she spontaneously reveals her other job.

"Now, everything you've heard is why I, the actual owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, will be dedicating all of my energy toward fighting for freedom and fairness, which begins with legalizing marijuana here in Alaska," she said following a segment on Alaska’s drug laws. "And as for this job, well… not that I have a choice, but f–k it, I quit."

Greene goes on to list some statistics and effects on pot smokers: “Why are Americans arrested every 37 seconds, Alaskans every 4.3 hours. Why should an aspiring someone lose their ability to earn a higher education, to become that someone they were meant to be, and why should you lose the ability to get public assistance in times of struggle and need? Marijuana?”

“Why differentiate my toke from your beer?” asks Green.

Green then issues her call to action, referencing, of course, her own dramatic action on Monday. “Who is willing to take a stand? I’m not afraid, clearly. But if you are, I don’t judge you or any other man,” Green says. “Nearly a century of marijuana prohibition and stigma have stained America, the land of the free and home of the brave. But we have a chance to start taking back the right.”

The erstwhile reporter, who reveals her real name is Charlene Egby, adds, “Advocating for freedom and fairness should be everyone’s duty. I’m making it my life's work to uphold what America stands for truly: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – ideals that now need to be defended – but I can’t do this alone.”

Greene is raising funds for her cause on her IndiGoGo page, which has already reached 137% of its goal of $5,000.

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