Nov 7, 2011

Drug War: Reefer Madness

OpEd by Ethan Nadelmann, the executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance. "When he ran for president, Barack Obama defended the medical use of marijuana and said that he would not use Justice Department resources to override state laws on the issue.

... But over the past year, federal authorities appear to have done everything in their power to undermine state and local regulation of medical marijuana and to create uncertainty, fear and confusion among those in the industry. The president needs to reassert himself to ensure that his original policy is implemented." read more

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