Michael Botticelli is the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. He's a breath of fresh air in the drug czar's office.
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP -- the drug czar's office) released its 2014 National Drug Control Strategy Wednesday.
Tennessee Congressman Steven Cohen (D) urged Gil Kerlikowske, the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, to reclassify marijuana as a Schedule V substance in a letter sent Monday.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition tries to get Gil Kerlkowske to read their report on the failed War on Drugs
“How can we imagine that a dangerous, illegal drug like marijuana should be voted on by the people? That’s not how we do medicine in this country.” Those words, spoken by a federal drug-control official, are emblematic of the contempt Washington has for the common man.
While there is a constant buzz of cannabis law reform these days in America, largely at the local and state level, unfortunately these strong winds of change do not largely penetrate the Capital Beltway.
In a major display of blatant ignorance, U.S. Drug Czar, Gil Kerlikowske, stated, “Marijuana is dangerous and has no medicinal value.”
'It's safe to say that ONDCP as we know it has been completely destroyed'.
President Barack Obama has selected Seattle's Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske to be the next drug czar. Will his pick bring 'Change' to the War on Drugs?