A disabled United States Air Force Veteran, Michael Krawitz served from 1981 to 1986 and was injured in an accident while serving in Guam. Since leaving college Mr. Krawitz tried to use his time well as an advocate and in 1998 he was able to be part of a United Nations drug summit. He gave testimony and presented information inside the UN General Assembly Hall on the basic right to access required medicine. Since then he has been a leader in this international field of NGO drug policy work and was a key player in the recent Beyond 2008 UN NGO drug summit and was responsible for writing the grants and the arrangements for the bulk of the US drug policy reform leadership to attend and participate in the summit. Mr. Krawitz was responsible for a bill's submission to the Virginia's Legislature in 2009 and another in 2012, reforming Virginia's long standing medical marijuana law.