Articles by Paul Armentano

Nixon White House aide John Ehrlichman testifies before the Senate Watergate Committee in 1973. (Getty)

The Drug War’s Dark Origins

May 3, 2023 | When you hear why politicians wanted to ban marijuana in the first place, you’ll understand why our century of prohibition can’t end soon enough.

A store display of small jars of cannabis.(Shutterstock)

Don’t Bring Back Pot Bans

January 18, 2023 | Some politicians want to ban potent marijuana. But legalization already gives consumers the info they need to make safe, educated choices.