January 15, 2020
Policy Forum

Needle Exchange Programs: Benefits and Challenges

Featuring remarks by Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, Surgeon General of the United States.

Followed by a discussion with Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Associate Dean for Social Justice, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine; Hon. Tony Rivero, Arizona State Representative (R-21st District); moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, MD, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

Blog

Keeping Impeachment Simple

The decision to Keep Impeachment Simple, Stupid was a smart call, avoiding framing the president’s conduct in criminal-law, focusing instead on misuse of official power and violations of public trust.

December 5, 2019
Policy Forum

Is It the Drug? Rethinking Conventional Views of Substance Use, Abuse, and Addiction

Featuring Jacob Sullum, Senior Editor, Reason; Author, Saying Yes: In Defense of Drug Use; Stanton Peele, Psychologist and Addiction Therapist; Author, The Meaning of Addiction; Coauthor, Love and Addiction and Outgrowing Addiction; Joycelyn Elders, Former Surgeon General of the United States and Professor Emerita of Pediatrics at University of Arkansas School of Medicine; Mitch Earleywine, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Habits and Lifestyles Laboratory at SUNY Albany; Suzanne A. Sisley, President and Principal Investigator, Scottsdale Research Institute; moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
November 27, 2019
Commentary

A Serious Hearing on Marijuana Prohibition Was Overdue

Although the bill will certainly not go anywhere, especially during impeachment hearings, it is a welcome development from a Congress that, in 1937, rushed to prohibit marijuana based on spurious testimony and hyperbolic fearmongering.

The Hill