Summer 2020
National Affairs

This Is Your Constitution on Drugs

Can something be legal and illegal at the same time? That may sound impossible, but it has increasingly become reality for cannabis in the United States.

National Affairs
June 3, 2020
Live Online Policy Forum

Harm Reduction as a Public Health Strategy for Pandemics

Featuring Maia Szalavitz (@maiasz), Award‐​Winning Neuroscience Journalist; and Author of Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction; Leana S. Wen, MD, MSc, (@DrLeanaWen) Visiting Professor of Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University; and Distinguished Fellow, Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity; moderated by Jeffrey A. Singer, MD, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

Blog

SAFE‐​ty in the Time of COVID-19

The House of Representatives has revealed a new 1,800 page long coronavirus relief bill. Included is a provision approving the Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Act) of 2019, which allows cannabis manufacturers and sellers in states that have legalized or medicalized marijuana, to access the banking system, develop lines of credit, and be eligible for other protections.