Luke has a proven track record in startup, nonprofit, and political work. Currently, he works in Washington, D.C., as Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor at the nation’s leading policy organization opposed to the next Big Tobacco: the commercialized marijuana industry. Toward this end, he has had success overseeing the organization’s national and state-level strategy for educational programs, ballot campaigns and legislative initiatives across more than a dozen states. From Colorado, Luke has spoken extensively on the subject of marijuana policy and public health before international audiences as well as appearing on national, statewide, and local media. See Luke's latest C-SPAN interview here.

Luke has given his life to service of those in need. Prior to D.C., he worked at the largest nonprofit health system in Colorado, along with founding two companies designed to enhance the quality of care for patients. Public health, servant leadership, and honesty are the core values by which he leads his life. A graduate of the University of Denver, Luke fights every day for the future of his beautiful wife and Colorado native, Eliza, and treasured daughter, Shiloh. 

Profile by Colorado Politics ​can be read here.

  1. Luke Niforatos on Fox & Friends 4/20/19 Panel
    Luke Niforatos discusses failure of marijuana legalization and Big Tobacco/Pharma involvement on the 4/20 "Pot Holiday".
  2. Luke Niforatos Speaks on Colorado Marijuana Experience
    New York Press Conference put on by NYS Chiefs of Police, PTA, NYSACHO, and others to oppose marijuana legalization in New York.
  3. Luke Niforatos Testimony Before Connecticut State Senate Committee
    4/29/19: Luke Niforatos testifies in opposition to a marijuana legalization bill being considered by the Connecticut State Senate Finance Committee. Full hearing video here:
  4. 6/9/19: Luke Niforatos discusses today's highly potent marijuana
    Luke Niforatos joins Fox & Friends to discuss today's highly potent marijuana and the US Surgeon General's comments on the dangers of the drug.