The other day, I ran across an article on Reason.com headlined Marijuana and States’ Rights: A Reason Debate. Intrigued, I clicked the link and perused the article.
Kevin A. Sabet, PhD, director of the Drug Policy Institute at the University of Florida and a former senior advisor in the Obama Administration’s Office of National Drug Control Policy, and Ethan Nadelmann, the executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, debated the following question:
Should states be free to chart their own course with regard to marijuana policy (both medical and recreational)?
Predictably, the former federal drug adviser said, “Nope. Not outside of federal ‘law.’”Details