Drug Policy

US Professor visits Switzerland’s infamous Needle Park

His name is short and powerful as two fist blows, but his appearance is gentle and relaxed. Carl Hart with unrestrained Rasta hair and earrings, Green T-Shirt and sandals is more the cliché of a reggae musician than a scientist. He is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Columbia University in New York City where …

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Who knows more about marijuana: Scientists or The Feds?

DEA commissioner Chuck Rosenberg described the very concept of medical marijuana as “a joke.” Dr. Carl Hart Tweet After five years of deliberation, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has officially rejected a petition that would have reclassified marijuana under the Federal Controlled Substance Act. The drug is currently listed on Schedule I, meaning that it is viewed as having …

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I now support legal regulation for all drugs.

The majority of recreational drug users don’t have a drug problem. So, advocating treatment for such individuals – as if this is a compassionate alternative – is really ignorance parading as compassion. Dr. Carl Hart Tweet Dr. Carl Hart, associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Columbia University, joins us to talk about his alternative …

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Just Say No

Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” campaign pushed the drug war.

Drug criminals… They work every day to plot a new and better way to steal our children’s lives, just as they’ve done by creating crack. Nancy Reagan Tweet Below is my interview with The Takeaway about Nancy Reagan’s infamous campaign. Nancy Reagan, one of the most influential first ladies of the 20th century, died on …

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