Stories by Amanda Reiman

Amanda Reiman, PhD, holds a doctorate in Social Welfare and teaches classes on drug policy at the University of California-Berkeley.  subscribe to Amanda Reiman's feed

Posted on: Sep 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

In 2014 there were 700,993 arrests for marijuana in the United States.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Your child has a condition you think CBD can help, but you live in a non-medical marijuana state. You want to order it online. Think twice.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The games provided an opportunity for responsible, healthy marijuana users to showcase their athleticism.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Substance abuse cannot be divided from its social, psychological, cultural, political, legal and environmental contexts.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2013, Source: Drug Policy Alliance

It is up to us to prevent the propaganda from stalling progress and to share our experiences and voices.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Lady Gaga's “I am a pot addict” moment has spurred some viral discussions over whether or not marijuana is addictive.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The institutional racism of the war on drugs is creeping into our schools.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

This guy has no idea what he's talking about.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Although the voice of the feds is but a mere whisper at this point, others are speaking loud and clear.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Pot prohibition is supposed to protect America's youth, but reality proves the opposite is true.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The feds claim that the only victims in their crackdown on medical cannabis dispensaries are profiteering drug peddlers out to make money off of marijuana-hungry citizens -- but that's far from the truth.