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Malik Burnett
Dr. Malik Burnett is a policy manager at the Drug Policy Alliance.

Entries by Malik Burnett

Sanjay Gupta Highlights National Consensus on Medical Marijuana With Weed 3 This Sunday

(3) Comments | Posted April 17, 2015 | 5:45 PM

CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has returned to the topic of medical marijuana in a third installment of his game-changing documentary series, Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution, airing Sunday. Make no mistake these documentaries have served as the effective bull-horn for the medical marijuana movement. In the run...

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How Do I Thoughtfully Answer My High School Students' Questions About Marijuana?

(5) Comments | Posted January 15, 2015 | 3:52 PM

Dear Doctors,

I am a high school health teacher in Ohio and my students have been asking a lot of questions about marijuana. I do not think that the traditional D.A.R.E. program is effective, but I am at a loss as to the best way to have this conversation with...

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Drug Policy Reform: The Civil Rights Issue of the 21st Century

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 6:16 PM

The year 2014 has seen several significant drug policy reform milestones. And today marks a major historical anniversary in the nation's efforts toward eliminating discriminatory practices from government policy, and bringing hope to communities of color nationwide.

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the implementation of the

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