The Brooklyn Law School chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy hosted me and ACLU lawyer Emma Andersson at its inaugural event, Marijuana Initiatives and Federalism: An Interactive Panel Discussion, on November 19. My thanks go to Adam Scavone, Adam Horowitz and Jacob Englander for inviting me to speak; it was a privilege to participate… Read More Discussion of cannabis law at Brooklyn Law School, November 19
The New York Daily News recently posted an op-ed dismissing as a fraud the proposed medical cannabis law that has languished in the legislature for a decade as other states roar into the future, leaving New York a bumbling blue state backwater. DN’s op-ed essentially and ironically challenged the government to discuss full legalization but… Read More
The recent votes in Washington and Colorado are a big deal. There is one point I wish to make regarding terminology. I found extremely helpful a publication called “After the War on Drugs: Blueprint for Regulation” by Steve Rolles at the UK’s Transform Drug Policy Foundation. The central concept in this truly innovative document is that… Read More It’s not about "legalizing marijuana"