Mon, 20 April 2015
Ethan Nadelmann is the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, a New York City-based non-profit organization working to end the War on Drugs. Ethan is regularly interviewed on major news outlets including: Rolling Stone, Fox News, The Colbert Report and more.
Ethan brings a unique and insightful view into as to why the war on drugs has failed. Ethan’s thesis is that we should try to minimize the harm of abusive drug use on society.
1:07 – Ethan explains the work of the Drug Policy Alliance.
3:35 – Ethan gives his opinions on why the war on drugs was started.
7:15 – Do private prisons have too much power on influencing legislation on drugs?
10:28 – Portugal’s model in decriminalizing drugs.
19:09 – Ethan explains how he sees prohibition ending in the next five to ten years.
24:59 – How someone can get their voice heard in ending marijuana prohibition.
28:14 – Ethan’s contact information.