Press Release

Ethan Nadelmann, Nation

Nadelmann Available for Interviews on Crucial Drug-Related Issues

Tony Newman at (646) 335-5384 or Mary Taft McPhee at (917) 622-9007
Minneapolis, MN-- Described by Rolling Stone as "the point man" for drug policy reform efforts, Ethan Nadelmann is widely regarded as the outstanding proponent of drug policy reform both in the United States and abroad. Nadelmann will be traveling to the Minneapolis area on November 29th and 30th.

Nadelmann is available to discuss:

  • The election's implications for drug policy reform
  • Raich v. Ashcroft, Supreme Court case on medical marijuana, to be argued Monday, November 29th
  • State-based drug policy legislation (including medical marijuana, treatment instead of incarceration, and sterile syringe access)
  • Federal barriers to financial aid for college students
  • Methamphetamine use
  • Student drug testing
  • Prescription drug abuse
  • The relationship between drugs and terrorism
  • School drug raids
Nadelmann is the Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the nation's leading drug policy reform organization, and advocates for drug policies grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights.

Mr. Nadelmann received his B.A., J.D., and Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard as well as a Masters' degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and taught at Princeton University for seven years. Nadelmann's writings have appeared in numerous publications such as Science, Rolling Stone, and National Review, and he has appeared on TV and radio programs including ABC's Nightline, a Ted Koppel Special Report, NBC's Today Show, NBC Nightly News, CBS's 48 Hours, CBS Morning News, and Larry King Live.