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Making Drug Policy More Evidence-based: The Role of Scientists and Other Scholars
New York deputy state director, Drug Policy Alliance
Despite a robust research base and a plethora of talented scholars working on drugs and drug policy, much of our drug policy flies in the face of both reason and research.
Freedom, Prescription Drugs and Social Irrationality
Professor of Economics at American University in Washington, DC.
Our policies toward prescription drugs not only violate Mill's freedom principle, they are also absurdly irrational. Pharmaceutical companies are permitted to advertise their prescription drugs to clients who are not legally permitted to freely purchase them.
Big News For Pot Research
The DEA: Four Decades of Impeding and Rejecting Science
It's increasingly clear that entrusting decisions involving medical science to the DEA is akin to leaving the fox in charge of the henhouse. And what's most striking is how little scrutiny the DEA has faced from Congress or other federal overseers.
Misleading 'Models' Stymie Drug Research, Researcher Says
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