November 16, 2012

How Ethan Nadelmann Became The Public Face Of Marijuana Reform

November 16, 2012
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Ethan Nadelmann, A Former Princeton Professor, Has Led The Fight Against Marijuana Prohibition

“As Nadelmann, director of the New York-based Drug Policy Alliance Network, sees it, the entire “war on drugs” is a colossal failure, a waste of time and money that has caused far more harm than drugs themselves. For the past two decades, Nadelmann has made this argument without much success. But lately people have been more receptive. In California, where medical marijuana is already allowed, there’s now a push for full legalization, with proponents arguing that the move could bring in billions in tax revenue to the struggling state. Suddenly, Nadelmann is in demand. Recently he’s appeared on The Colbert Report, Fox & Friends, and an Anderson Cooper special about marijuana. He consults with Rep. Barney Frank, who is pushing to relax marijuana laws. The folks at the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws worshipfully refer to him as ‘our drug czar.'” – TheDailyBeast.Com

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