Sources inside DEA say Administrator did not sign off on marijuana rescheduling decision

The Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Anne Milgram, did not sign off on the DEA’s decision to reschedule marijuana, according to multiple sources within the DEA.  Dr. Kevin Sabet, a former three-time White House drug policy official and now the president of Smart Approaches to Marijuana, tweeted Monday afternoon: “BIG: I can now say […]

The Drug Review: Marijuana Dispensaries Sell to Thousands of Minors Every Year

By Connor Kubeisy, Foundation for Drug Policy Solutions   For years, advocates for the legalization of marijuana have been telling skeptical voters that dispensaries would not sell their products to minors. Their primary arguments have remained unchanged: legalizing and regulating marijuana is the only way to ensure that it will not end up in the hands […]

The Drug Review: Oregon’s Measure 110 Has Been A Failed Policy Experiment

By Connor Kubeisy, Foundation for Drug Policy Solutions   February 1st marked three years since Oregon implemented Measure 110, the nation’s first experiment with the decriminalization of all drugs, including meth, cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl. Measure 110 has been a demonstrable failure by nearly all measures, seeing increases in fatal overdoses, nonfatal overdoses, illicit drug […]