Allen F. St. Pierre
Executive Director of NORML and The NORML Foundation
Education- University of Massachusetts/Amherst, BA in Legal Studies, 1989
Mr. St. Pierre has written, debated, and lectured extensively on the topic of cannabis, it's prohibition, and ugly little stepchildren (such as) - asset forfeiture - ban on the cultivation of non-psychoactive cannabis (Hemp) in the U.S. - drug tax stamps - legal struggle for medical access of cannabis - Partnership for a Drug Free America - drug education (esp. D.A.R.E.) - mandatory minimum sentencing - drug screening - the use of the military in domestic law enforcement - history of cannabis prohibition and numerous other legal sophistries concerning the prohibition of cannabis.
Mr. St. Pierre has been cited in hundreds of international, national and local news publications (New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, London Times, Le Monde, Der Speigel, Economist, Newsweek, Time, etc...).