Drug warriors are still crying 'reefer madness.' The facts don't support them

Those concerned about the negative effects of drugs should welcome efforts to control the cannabis market
Los Angeles Times (US)
Monday, June 15, 2015

In their op-ed article against cannabis legalization, former drug czar William J. Bennett and Seth Leibsohn yearn for a time when fear-mongering, not facts, drove the marijuana policy debate in America. Those days are over. Bennett and Leibsohn blame the "marijuana lobby" for re-shaping the way Americans think about what they consider to be a dangerous drug. But the reality is that voters' views on pot have evolved based on both the failures of prohibition and the success of legalization and regulation.