Oregon marijuana legalization advocates aim for ‘the new gold standard’

TMR_Pocket_Article221_7.9.147/8/14–One of the country’s leading drug policy reformers visited Oregon Tuesday to make a pitch for legalizing pot, calling the recreational marijuana initiative headed to the November ballot “the new gold standard” of marijuana reform efforts. Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, called Oregon’s effort to legalize marijuana is “the No. 1 priority ” for his New York-based organization. Read