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Psychoactive Drugs and Harm Reduction: From Faith to Science, co‑edited with Nick Heather, Alex Wodak, and Pat O'Hare (Whurr Publishers, 1993).




 Harm Reduction: Pragmatic Drug Policies for Public Health and Safety,” with Ernest Drucker, Robert Newman, Alex Wodak, Jennifer McNeely, Kasia Malinowskia-Sempruch, David Marsh, Martin Schechter, Bruna Brands, and Eugene Oscapella. In Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook, 4th ed., edited by Joyce H. Lowinson, Pedro Ruiz, Robert B. Millman and John G. Langrod, 1229-1250. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005.


 “Criminologists and Punitive Drug Prohibition: To Serve or to Challenge?” Criminology & Public Policy 3, no. 3 (October 2004): 1001-1010.


“Introduction: Drug Ways.” Social Research 68 (Fall 2001): 653-655.


“Ending the War on Drugs.” Lapis 13 (Spring 2001): 31-36. Reprinted as “Seeking Peace in the War on Drugs.” Utne Reader 107 (September-October 2001): 61-63.


“Is Our Drug Policy Effective? Are There Alternatives?” Fordham Urban Law Journal

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“Challenging the Global Prohibition Regime.” The International Journal of Drug Policy 9, no. 2 (April 1998): 85-93.


“Commonsense Drug Policy.” Foreign Affairs 77, no. 1 (January/February 1998): 111-126. Reprinted and excerpted in Sacramento Bee, 22  February 1998, p. F01; Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 18 January 1998, p. J1; Seattle Post-Intelligencer, (serialized) 18-23 January 1998; Orange County Register, 8 March 1998; The International Herald Tribune,  10 January 1998, p.6; Globe and Mail, 13 June 1998; (in Portuguese) Gazeta Mercantil (Brazil), 9 January 1998; (in Hungarian) Esély, 98:3, p. 24-39; (in Japanese) Ronze Asahi Shimbun, Apr. 1998, p. 61; (in Spanish)  Que Hacer (Peru) 112 (April 1998): 104-111; European cities on Drug Policy Newsletter 14 (March 1998): 6; (in German) Hanf!, 4 April 1998; (in Italian) Quaderni di Fuoriluogo da Forum Droghe 5 (July 1998); Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Drugs and Society, 4th ed., edited by Eileen L. Daniel and Carol Levine, 2-9. Guilford, CT: Dushkin/McGraw Hill, 2000; (in Polish) Niezamierzone Konsekwencje:Polityka Narkotykowa i Prawa Czowieka, edited by Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch, 64-84. Warsaw: International Debate Education Association, 2004;

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With Peter Cohen, Ueli Locher, Gerry Stimson, Alex Wodak and Ernest Druker, “El Enfoque de Reducción de Daños Para el Control de Drogas: Progreso Internacional.” In El Rompecabezas de las Drogas Ilegales en Estados Unidos, edited by Francisco Thoumi and Alexandra Guáqueta, 87-132. Bogota: Ediciones Uniandes, 1997.


With Ernest Drucker and Jennifer McNeely "International Perspectives." In Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook, 3rd ed., edited by Joyce H. Lowinson, Pedro Ruiz, Robert B. Millman and John G. Langrod, 22‑39. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1997;


"The End of the Epoch of Prohibition." In Cannabis Science: From Prohibition to Human Right, edited by Lorenz Bollinger, 37-47.  Frankfurt: Peter Lang 1997. Also published in revised form in Drug Legalization edited by, Scott Barbour 95-101. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 2000.


With Jennifer McNeely, "Methadone: Doing Methadone Right." The Public Interest 123 (Spring 1996): 83‑93.


"Drugs, Prohibition of." Collier's Encyclopedia  8 (1995): 395‑398.


"The DEA in Europe." In Undercover: Police Surveillance in Comparative Perspective, edited by Cyrille Fijnaut and Gary T. Marx, 265-287. The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1995.


"The Evolution of United States Involvement in the International Rendition of Fugitive Criminals." New York University  Journal of International Law and Politics 25, no. 1 (1993): 813, 856.


"U.S. Police Activities in Europe." In The Internationalization of Police Cooperation in Western Europe, edited by C. Fijnaut. Boston, MA: Kluwer, 1993.


"Progressive Legalizers, Progressive Prohibitionists and the Reduction of Drug‑Related Harm." In Psychoactive Drugs and Harm Reduction: From Faith to Science, edited by Nick Heather, Alex Wodak, Ethan Nadelmann and Pat O'Hare, 34-48. London: Whurr Publishers, 1993.


"Harmonization of Criminal Justice Systems." In The Challenge of Integration: Europe and the Americas, edited by Peter Smith and Wolf Grabendorff, 231‑261. Miami: North/South Center and Transaction Publishers, 1993.


"Should We Legalize Drugs? History Answers – Yes." American Heritage, 44, no. 1 (February-March 1993): 42‑48. Reprinted in Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Social Issues, edited by Kurt Finsterbusch and George McKenna, 307-313. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1994.


With Tom Mieczkowski, M. Douglas Anglin, Shirley Coletti, Bruce D. Johnson and Eric D. Wish, "Responding to America's Drug Problems: Strategies for the 1900s." Journal of Urban Affairs 14, no. 3-4 (1992): 337‑357.


"Legalization or Harm Reduction: The Debate Continues." The International Journal on Drug Policy 3, no. 2 (1992): 76‑82.


"Das klägliche Scheitern der Kreuzritter. Über die widersinnige Logik der Prohibition." Vorgange, Seitschrift für Bürgerrechte und Gesellschaftspolitik 118 (August 1992): 61‑69. (Translated as "The Pathetic Failure of the Crusaders: On the Nonsensical Logic of Prohibition").


"Thinking Seriously About Alternatives to Drug Prohibition." Daedalus 123, no. 3 (Summer 1992): 85‑132. Reprinted or excerpted in: De‑Americanizing Drug Policy: The Search for Alternatives for Failed Repression, edited by Lorenz Böllinger, 215‑259. New York: Peter Lang, 1994.; CSAM News (Newsletter of the California Society of Addiction Medicine) 21, no. 1 (1994): 1-13.; (in French) Futuribles, 185 (1994): 105‑109; (in French) Les Temps Modernes, 567 (1993): 151‑184; (in Spanish) in Drogas y control penal en los Andes: Deseos, Utopías y Efectos Perversos 195‑249. Lima: Comision Andina de Juristas, 1994; and in How to Legalize Drugs, edited by Jefferson M. Fish, 578-616. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1998.


"Rethinking the War on Drugs." In Buying America Back: Economic Choices for the 1990s, edited by Jonathan Greenberg and William Kistler, 471-486. Tulsa, OK: Council Oak Books, 1992.


"America's Drug Problem: Alternative Perspectives, Alternative Futures." Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences 45, no. 3 (December 1991): 24‑40. (Reprinted in: Dissent 3, no. 8 (Spring 1992): 205‑212; in Annual Editions: Drugs, Society, and Behavior, edited by Erich Goode, 200-208. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1993;  Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Drugs and Society, edited by Raymond Goldberg, 4-14. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1993; and in Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Moral Issues, edited by Stephen Satris, 128-134. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1994.


"Beyond Drug Prohibition: Evaluating the Alternatives." In Searching for Alternatives: Drug‑Control Policy in the United States, edited by Melvin B. Krauss and Edward P. Lazear, 241-250. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1991.


"A Rational Approach to Drug Legalization." American Journal of Ethics & Medicine 1, no. 1 (Spring 1991): 3‑7.


"Global Prohibition Regimes: The Evolution of Norms in International Society." International Organization 44, no. 4 (Autumn 1990): 479‑526. (Reprinted or excerpted in : (in French) in Revue Tiers Monde 13, no. 1 (July‑September 1992): 537‑552.


"Is Legalization the Answer?"  North Carolina Journal of International Law & Commercial Regulation 15, no. 3 (Fall 1990): 487‑493.


"Should Some Illegal Drugs Be Legalized?"  Issues in Science and Technology 6, no. 4 (Summer 1990): 43‑46. Reprinted in: Drug Prohibition and the Conscience of Nations, edited by Arnold S. Trebach and Kevin B. Zeese, 25-27. Washington, DC: Drug Policy Foundation, 1990; and in Drug Trafficking: Current Controversies, edited by Karin L. Swisher, 73-76. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 1991.


"The Role of the United States in the International Enforcement of Criminal Law." Harvard International Law Journal 3, no. 1 (Winter 1990): 37‑76.


"Víctimas involuntarias: Consecuencias de las políticas de prohibición de drogas." Debate Agrario (Peru) 7 (July‑December 1989): 127‑164. (Translated from a paper entitled "Unintended Victims: The Consequences of Drug Prohibition Policies"); Reprinted or excerpted in: Revista: Ciencias de la Conducta 8, no. 1‑2 (1993): 117‑177; Harvard International Review 12, no. 3 (Spring 1990): 21‑24; and in The Princeton International Forum 4, no. 1 (Spring 1989): 8‑17.


"Drug Prohibition in the United States: Costs, Consequences and Alternatives." Science 245 (September 1, 1989): 939‑947; Reprinted or excerpted in: The Washington Post, 8 Oct. 1989 p. C3; Law Enforcement News 15, no. 303 (November 30, 1989): 8-14; in Drugs, Crime, and Social Policy, edited by Tom Mieczkowski, 299-322. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 1992; Journal of Law Ethics & Public Policy 5, no. 3 (Winter 1990): 783‑808; in Practical Stylist with Readings, edited by Sheridan Baker. New York: Harper & Row, 1990; (in Spanish) Economía Colombiana no. 226‑227 (February/March 1990): 55‑72; Annual Editions: Social Problems, 91/92, edited by Erich Goode, 108-110. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1991; in Social Problems, 5th ed, edited by D. Stanley Eitzen. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 1992; in Drug Legalization: For and Against, edited by Rod L. Evans and Irwin M. Berent, 19-26. La Salle, IL: Open Court, 1992); (in German) DVJJ‑Journal (Mitgliederrundbrief der Deutschen Vereingung für Jugendgerichte und Jugendgerichtshilfen e.V.) 138 (March/June 1992): 100‑110; in The American Drug Scene: An Anthology, edited by James Inciardi and Karen McElrath, 288-303. Los Angeles: Roxbury Publishing Co, 1994; Crack in America: Demon Drugs and Social Issues, edited by Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine, 228-316. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1997; and in Public Health Ethics: Theory, Politics and Practice, edited by Ronald Bayer, Lawrence O. Gostin, Bruce Jennings and Bonnie Steinbock, 135-149. Oxford University Press, 2006.


"Latin America and the Drug Trade." In Encyclopedia Britannica Book of the Year, edited by, 144-145. Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1989.


"The Case for Drug Legalization" The Public Interest 92 (Summer 1988): 3‑31. Reprinted or excerpted in The Chicago Lawyer, October 1988; DIALOGUE (U.S.I.A. Journal) 85 (March 1989): 57‑63; in The Drug Legalization Debate, edited by James Inciardi, 17-44. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1990; Adolescent Counselor  2, no. 3 (August/September 1989): 34‑46; in Chemical Dependency, edited by Scott Davis, 279-283. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 1989; in The Compact Reader: Subjects, Styles and Strategies, 3rd ed, edited by Jane Aaron, 329‑335. Boston: Bedford Books, 1990; in Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Legal Issues,4th ed, edited by M. Ethan Katsh, 314-325. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1991; in Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Political  Issues, 7th ed, edited by George McKenna and Stanley Feingold, 242-252. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1991; in The Crisis in Drug Prohibition, edited by David Boaz, 13-44. Washington, DC: CATO Institute, 1990; Business Today, 27, no. 3 (Fall 1990): 49‑51; in Social Problems: A Critical Thinking Approach, 2nd ed, edited by Paul Baker. Belmont, CT: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1991; and in Drug Abuse: Opposing Viewpoints, edited by Karin L. Swisher, 191-199. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 1994.


"The DEA in Latin America: Dealing With Institutionalized Corruption." Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs 29, no. 4 (Winter 1987/88): 1‑39. Reprinted in: Narc Officer 5, no. 3 (March 1989); in Chemical Dependency, edited by Scott Davis, 279-283. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press, 1989; Parts 1, 2. The Police Journal (Great Britain) 62 (January‑March, April-June, 1989): 31‑42, 157‑173.


"U.S. Drug Policy: A Bad Export" Foreign Policy 70 (Spring 1988): 83‑108. Reprinted or excerpted in: America's National Interest in a Post‑Cold War World: Issues and Dilemmas, edited by Alvin Z. Rubinstein, 115-120. New York: McGraw‑Hill, 1994; in Crime and Criminal Justice: A Conflict Perspective, edited by William J. Chambliss and Janet Katz. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1993; U.S. Congress. House. Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control. Legalization of Illicit Drugs: Impact and Feasibility. 100th Cong., 2nd sess, 1988; in A Decade of Foreign Policy: Selections from Foreign Policy 1980‑90, edited by Charles Maynes, 195-221. Washington, DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1990; Annual Editions: Drugs, Society and Behavior 89/90, edited by William B. Rucker and Marian Rucker, 20-31. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1990; The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1-2 May 1988.


"The Failure of the International Drug Enforcement Regime." In Proceedings of the 1987 Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, 1988.


“Cops Across Borders: Transnational Crime and International Law Enforcement.” Ph.D. diss., Harvard University, 1987.


"The Real International Drug Problem.” In Papers from Fifth Annual Defense Academic Research Support Program (DARSP) Conference ‑‑ International Drugs: Threat and Response. Washington, D.C.: Defense Intelligence Agency, 1987.


The International Drug Problem and U.S. Government Policies. Working Paper Series: Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management. Cambridge, MA: John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1987. (Originally prepared as a report to the Ford Foundation)


"Unlaundering Dirty Money Abroad: U.S. Foreign Policy and Financial Secrecy Jurisdictions.” Inter‑American Law Review 18, no. 1 (Fall 1986): 33‑82.


"Latinoamérica: Economíca Política del Comercio de Cocaína" Texto y Contexto (Colombia) 9 (September‑December 1986): 27‑49. (Translated from a paper entitled "The Political Economy of the Cocaine Trade in Latin America"). Reprinted in Economía y Política del Narcotráfico edited by, Juan G. Tokatlian and Bruce M. Bagley, 31-53. Bogota: CEREC, 1990.


"International Drug Trafficking and U.S. Foreign Policy." The Washington Quarterly 8, no. 4 (Autumn 1985): 87‑104.


"Negotiations in Criminal Law Assistance Treaties." American Journal of Comparative Law 33, no. 3 (Summer 1985): 467‑504. (Reprinted (in Spanish) in Economía y Politíca del Narcotráfico, edited by Juan G. Tokatlian and Bruce M. Bagley, 265-310. Bogota: CEREC, 1990.


"Financial Secrecy Jurisdictions and Proceeds from International Narcotics Trafficking." Report to the Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics Matters, Department of State, May 1985.


"Setting the Stage: American Policy Toward the Middle East, 1961‑66." International Journal of Middle East Studies 14, no. 4 (November 1982): 435‑457.


"Israel and Black Africa: A Rapprochement?" Journal of Modern African Studies 19, no. 2 (June 1981): 183‑219.




“Mexican Drug War Aid Misguided.” San Francisco Chronicle, October 29, 2007. Reprinted or excerpted as “Plan Mexico? US Aid May Worsen Drug War Violence” in Spanish Journal, Milwaukee, WI, November, 2007.


“Think Again: Drugs.” Foreign Policy Magazine, September/October 2007: 24-30, cover story. Reprinted or excerpted as “Legalize it; The War on Drugs” in: National Post (Canada), October 11, 2007; the Chicago Sun Times, September 30, 2007; Fuoriluogo (Italy), October, 2007;


 “Aid that won’t help Mexico.” Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2007.


“Mexico President Calderon Should Not Repeat Drug War Failures of the Past.” (in Spanish) “Calderón y el combate al narcotráfico.”  La Jornada (Mexico), March 8, 2007.


Canada Must Not Follow the U.S. on Drug Policy.” Ottawa Citizen (Canada), February 22, 2007.


With Jennifer Kern, “Guilty Until Proven Innocent.” Druglink Magazine (UK), May, June 2006.


“Reducing the Harms of Drug Prohibition in the Americas.” 2005; (in Spanish) “La Guerra Antidrogas, Peor el Remedio que el Mal.” La Journada (Mexico), November 30th and December 1st, 2005. Reprinted as “Los Danos de la Prohibicion de las Drogas en las Americas.” In Debate Agrario (Peru) 39 (December 2005): 231-245. Reprinted as “La Reducción de los Daños de la Prohibición de las Drogas en las Américas.” in Narcotráfico Europa, Estados Unidos, América Latina (Columbia), edited by Álvaro Camacho Guizado, 63-75. Bogotá D.C., Colombia: Universidad de los Andes, 2006.


“Controlling Medical Pot is Not Such an Out-of-Control Idea.” San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2005.


“Don’t follow US into a disastrous war on drugs.” The Scotsman (Scotland), November 2, 2005.


“Legalize Medicinal Marijuana.” American Legion Magazine November 2004: 10. Reprinted in Reading and All that Jazz, 3rd edition, edited by Peter Mather and Rita McCarthy. Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill, 2006.


The Future of an Illusion.” National Review 27 September 2004: 42-43.


“An End to Marijuana Prohibition.” National Review 12 July 2004: 28-30 (cover story). Reprinted in Under the Influence, edited by Preston Peet, 131-135. New York: The Disinformation Company, 2004; in The Anchorage Press 3, no 39 (September-October 2004); in Drug War Deadlock, edited by Laura E. Huggins, 219-235. Stanford, CA: The Hoover Institution Press, 2005; in Taking Sides: Crime and Criminology, 7th edition, edited by Thomas Hickey, Guilford, CT: Dushkin/McGraw Hill, 2005; and in At Issue: Legalizing Drugs, edited by Stuart A. Kallen, 62-70. Detroit, MI: Thomson Gale, 2006.


Keynote Speech: Popowo Conference, September 18, 2003.” Connections: The Newsletter of the European Network of Drug Services in Prison and Central and Eastern European Network of Drug Services in Prison 14 (November 2003): 1-3.


“Addicted to Failure.” Foreign Policy July/August 2003, 94-95. Reprinted as “Adiccion al fracaso,” in Claridad, July 2003; as “Addicion al Fracaso,” in Por Esto!, July 2003; as “Guerra Contra las Drogas,” in CorreioWeb, July 2003; as “Addicted to Failure,” in AlterNet, July 2003.


“The U.S. is Addicted to the War on Drugs,” The Globe and Mail, 20 May 2003.


“The Hospice Raid and the War on Drugs.” The San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 September 2002. Reprinted as: “War on Medical Pot a War Against Reason.” San Francisco Chronicle, 24 September 2002; “War on Drugs Threatens Rights.” Florida Today, 26 September 2002; and as “War on Drugs Gets Meaner.” Orange County Register, 24 September 2002.


“No Longer Hope for Progress.” Counselor 3, no. 4 (August 2002): 55-57.


“The Drug War’s Failures,” Project Syndicate, May 2002. Online at: (in English, Spanish, Russian, German and Czech). Reprinted in Daily Times (Pakistan), 2 June 2002; and as “Global War Against Drugs Unrealistic.” Taipei Times 7 May 2002.


“A Sound Basis for a Drug Policy.” The Denver Post, 10 February 2002.


“Change of Tune on Drug Policy.” The Los Angeles Times, 18 May 2001.


“An Unwinnable War on Drugs.” The New York Times, 26 April 2001.


“Dissent is Gaining in the War on Drugs.” The Los Angeles Times, 26 November 2000.


“Refocus the Drug War.” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 July 2000, reprinted as “War on Drugs: A New Measure to Define Success or Failure.” The San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 August 2000 p. B7.


“Addicted to Failure.” The Guardian, 29 March 2000 p. 2.


“How We Judge a Fallen Hero.” The San Francisco Chronicle, 26 March 2000 p. 9. Reprinted (in Spanish) in El Malpensante, no. 25 (September-October 2000): 107-109.


“Learning to Live With Drugs.” The Washington Post, 2 November 1999 p. A21.


“Drawing the Line on Drug Testing.” Human Resources Newsletter October 1999. Reprinted as “Snake Oil Solution.” in H.R. News December 1999, 35-38; and “Just Say No to Drug Testing.” Financial Times (London), 20 June 2000, p. 20.


“Don’t Get Carried Away.” Los Angeles Times, 19 September 1999. Reprinted (in French) in Psychotropes Revue Internationale des Toxicomanies 6, no.2 (2000): 159-163.


“Stop Kidding About Drug-Free Kids.” Los Angeles Times, 3 January 1997 p. B9.


With Jann S. Wenner, "Clinton's War on Drugs: Cruel, Wrong, Unwinnable." Rolling Stone, 17 April 1997 p. 54.


"Los Estados Unidos No Es Certificable I." La Jornada (Mexico City) 28 March 1997.


"Los Estados Unidos No Es Certificable Il." La Jornada (Mexico City) 29 March 1997.


"Reefer Madness 1997: The New Bag of Scare Tactics." Rolling Stone, February 1997, 51. Reprinted in: Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Health and Society, 5th ed., edited by Eileen L. Daniel and Caroll ,307-313.Guilford, CT: Duskin, 2001. Reprinted as “The Dangers of Marijuana Use are Exaggerated.” in Legalizing Drugs San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press 2001.


"Saving Money, Cut Crime, Get Real." Playboy Magazine January 1997: 128.


"The Case for Medical Marijuana." Scripps Howard News Service, published in The Dayton Daily News, 20 December 1996; The Las Vegas Sun, 26 December 1996; The San Francisco Examiner, 27 December 1996; The Toledo Blade, 12 January 1997, and others. Revised version published in The New York Daily News, 5 January 1997.


"The War On Drugs Is Lost." National Review February 1996: 38‑40.


"The Problem is Prohibition." The Los Angeles Times, 7 February 1996, p. A1.


"La Prohibición Debe Debatirse." El Tiempo (Bogotá, Colombia), 3 September 1995, p.  46‑47.


"Switzerland's Heroin Experiment." National Review 47 no. 13 (July 1995): 46‑47. Reprinted in The Practical Stylist with Readings and Handbook, 8th ed., edited by Sheridan Baker. New York: Longman, 1997


"Pataki is Half Right on Drug Laws." The New York Times, 6 June 1995, p. A25.


"Europe's Drug Prescription." Rolling Stone January 1995, 38‑39.


"Time to Re‑evaluate Current Drug Policies." Dear Abby, 22 June 1994.


With Jann S. Wenner, “Towards a Sane National Drug Policy." Rolling Stone, May 1994, 24‑26. Reprinted in Annual Editions: Drugs, Society, and Behavior 95/96, edited by Erich Goode 184-186. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1995; and in Cannabis Health , December 2005.


"We Should Consider Alternatives to Drug Prohibition" The Daily Princetonian, 17 February 1994, p. 6.


"La Moral Fallída de la Prohibición." El Nuevo Herald (Miami), 16 December 1993.


"Legalize Drugs? – Yes." State Legislatures 16, no. 6 (July 1990): 53.


"Challenge is Not Whether to Decriminalize but How." Los Angeles Times, 20 March 1990, p. B7.


"Anyone Care What Works?" The Los Angeles Times,6 September 1989, p. 11. Published in revised forms in: International Herald Tribune,8 September 1989; Long Island Newsday, 17 September 1989, p. 7; The Times (Trenton, New Jersey), 29 October 1989, p. B136; The Truth Seeker 1, no. 5 (September/October 1989): 33;and in US Journal of Drug and Alcohol Dependence 13, no. 12 (December 1989): 5.


"Shooting Up: Crime and the Drug Laws." The New Republic, 13 June 1988, p. 16‑17.


"Isn't it Time to Legalize Drugs?" The Boston Globe, 2 October 1988, p. A23. Published in revised forms in: The Times (Trenton, New Jersey), 16 December 1988, p. BBI; The Pittsburgh Post‑Gazette, 17 April 1989; The Orange County Register (California), 30 April 1989, p. Ll‑2; and in The Sacramento Bee (California), 2 July 1989, p. F1 ‑2.


"Help Victims." Reason October 1988, 27‑28.


"Three Immovable Roadblocks to Mideast Peace." The Boston Globe, 8 September 1984. Reprinted in The Miami Herald, 29 November 1984.




Visionary Plant Consciousness: The Shamanic Teachings of the Plant World, “Epilogue: The Madness of the War on Drugs—A Tragically Flawed Policy’s Ecological & Social Harms,” with Michael Stewartt. Edited by J.P. Harpingnies, Rochester, VT: Park Street Press, 2007.


The Thresher, “Change is Afoot,” 2001.


Council on Hemispheric Affairs, U.S. Aid to Columbia: Strategic Limitations, Oct. 1, 1999.


Law Enforcement News, by Peter C. Dodenhoff, Apr. 30,1996.


High Times, Challenging the Prohibition Regime” by Bill Weinberg, Oct. 1995.


Reason, Mind Alteration” by Jacob Sullum, Jul. 1994. Reprinted in Point/Counterpoint: Opposing Perspectives on Issues of Drug Policy, edited by Charles F. Levinthal, 12-20. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2003.




Review of Govert Frank van de Wijngaart, Competing Perspectives on Drug Use: The Dutch Experience, in Contemporary Drug Problems, 19:3, Fall 1992, pp. 547‑550.


Review of Malcolm Anderson, Policing the World: Interpol and the Politics of International Police Co‑operation, in American Journal of International Law, 85:2, Apr. 199 1, pp. 426‑27.


"Islam's Escapist Revival," extended book review of Daniel Pipes, In the Path of God: Islam and Political Power, in Harvard International Review, 6:5, Mar. 1984, pp. 46‑47.


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