Post heavy consideration and consultation with family and friends — and after a serious life changing event recently — I’ve decided to resign as NORML’s executive director after some 25 years with the organization.
(CNN) – Despite decades of propaganda from marijuana prohibitionists, a majority of the American public has indeed said “enough” to the policies of cannabis criminalization. And no amount of fear-mongering is going to change this fact. Writing in a just-published report by the Brookings Institute, ”The New Politics of Legalization,” authors E.J. Dionne and William Galston conclude, “In less than a decade, public opinion has shifted dramatically toward support for the legalization of marijuana. … Demographic change and widespread public experience using marijuana imply that opposition to legalization will never again return to […]
On Tuesday’s edition of The Dr. Oz Show NORML Executive Director Allen St. Pierre appears along with Montel Williams and Dr. Donald Abrams, as well as an audience loaded with NORML activists from around the Tri-State area.
The show, “Medical Marijuana: Is it Time to Make it Legal?” also brings in former ONDCP staffer Andrea Barthwell […]
NORMLÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s youtube channel, NORMLtv, recently launched a new video series entitled Ã¢â‚¬ËœAsk NORML,Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ which features NORML staff answering questions submitted by you Ã¢â‚¬â€ the marijuana law reform activist.
On this weekÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s installment, Executive Director Allen St. Pierre addresses the long standing myth that marijuana prohibition keeps America’s children safe.
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By Rick Cusick, Associate Publisher, High Times Magazine
Allen St. Pierre was born in Belfast, ME to an upper-middle-class blue-collar commercial fishing family. He had an almost cinematic upbringing on scenic Cape Cod, where his family continues to own a variety of water-born businesses. To this day, he says, Ã¢â‚¬Å“my father doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t know where the front-door […]