Judge James C. Paine Prohibition Quote

"Alcohol didn't cause the high crime rates of the '20s and '30s, Prohibition did. And drugs do not cause today's alarming crime rates, but drug prohibition does." - Judge James C. Paine

 

Susan Sarandon marijuana legalization quote

"[Cannabis] will be legal everywhere, and that will cause a very interesting tipping point...I think it would make for a much more gentle world." - Susan Sarandon

 

Dr Christian Jessen drug harms quote

"I ask this: can anyone point to a single instance where banning a potentially harmful substance has actually reduced the harm to both the users and society at large? I can't... "We should also be considering alternatives to outright criminalisation. Prohibition did not work, and making drugs ill[...]

 

Colorado State Senator Shawn Mitchell Quote

"It's clear the War on Drugs isn't working, and we need to try different approaches to this in society... Watching a brother battle addiction has made me question the worth of legal penalties." Shawn Mitchell Colorado State Senator

 

José Mujica Drug Trafficking Quote

"We've been repressing drugs for 80 years and it dosen't work. Drug trafficking is much worse than the consumption of marijuana. And for those who don't want to admit that, look at Mexico, look at central America, look at Honduras, look at Guatemala, and you will see failed states, devoured from the[...]