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There are many compelling arguments against marijuana prohibition already out there – I will not repeat them here. I’ve already written a more comprehensive essay on the issue of the fatal consequences of marijuana prohibition. In this essay I would like to add a line of thought which constitutes another reason for the legalization of marijuana.
Posted on January 21st, 2013 by Sebastián Marincolo
Primum non nocere – “First, do no harm” by Lester Grinspoon M.D. Like everyone else who has been working over decades to ensure that marijuana, with all that it has to offer, is allowed to take its proper place in our lives, I have been heartened by the rapidly growing pace at which it is [...]
Posted on June 26th, 2012 by Dr. Grinspoon
Amsterdam, 26 April 2012 – Norway’s Former Foreign Minister Thorvald Stoltenberg is to accept the 2012 Cannabis Culture Award on behalf of the Global Commission on Drug Policy. The other 2012 winners include Dr. Lester Grinspoon (Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School) and Dr. Frederick Polak (one of the Netherlands’ most experienced [...]
Posted on April 13th, 2012 by David Cannafacts
Dr Lester Grinspoon is Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Now one of the most respected and outspoken proponents of cannabis, Dr Grinspoon originally set out to prove it was a harmful drug. In 1967 he began research to scientifically define the dangers of marijuana. His studies led him to a surprising conclusion, the opposite of his hypothesis. Cannabis was not the dangerous drug that he, and the general public, had been led to believe it was.
Posted on May 12th, 2011 by reditor
Dr Lester Grinspoon is Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
A philosopher, consciousness researcher, freelance creative director, writer, and art photographer.
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