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Ethan Nadelmann

Described by Rolling Stone as “the point man” for drug policy reform efforts and “the real drug czar,” Ethan Nadelmann is widely regarded as the outstanding proponent of drug policy reform both in the United States and abroad. He founded and directed (from 2000 to 2017) the Drug Policy Alliance.

’97 – ’00

Ethan Nadelmann | Apr 23, 2019

Entering the Tail End of the Decade

We came out of '96 with medical marijuana victories in Califo... Read More

The 90’s

Ethan Nadelmann | Mar 06, 2019 In the summer of '92, I received a phone call inviting me to lunch with George Soros. This was a pivotal thing that happened to me in drug policy reform. We spent a co... Read More

Ethan Nadelmann

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