The War on Drugs and Cannabis Prohibition’s Role

The War on Drugs and Cannabis Prohibition’s Role

The War on Drugs and Cannabis Prohibition’s role with David C. Holland, Esq. Today we about the link between the war on drugs and how it has resulted in the militarization of local police and law enforcement. For this discussion, we talk about the extraordinarily large role cannabis prohibition plays in this as well as where we go from here.

The War on Drugs

David is the Executive and Legal Director of Empire State NORML, the New York State affiliate of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and he is a former counsel to High Times Magazine having served in that capacity for more than 10 years. His firm is one of the foremost authorities on the legal issues related to the cannabis industry including producing tradeshows and cannabis-themed competition such as the High Times “Cannabis Cup” and “Medical Cannabis Cup”. During his time at High Times, he was responsible for all litigation, investigations, Human Resources duties, and intellectual property matters. As well as contracts, and contributing author to magazine and website. David also oversaw all national and international tradeshows and marijuana-themed competitions.