Stories by Steve Fox

Steve Fox is director of government relations for the Marijuana Policy Project. subscribe to Steve Fox's feed

Posted on: Aug 20, 2013, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

Alcohol is far more dangerous than pot.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Ask a law enforcement official how having marijuana sold by criminals rather than by regulated businesses is making our communities safer.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Heritage Foundation's Charles Stimson has released a completely bonkers prohibitionist screed on marijuana. Will the think tank retract it?

Posted on: Mar 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet

This is the NFL's policy: Go to a club and drink – no problem; Stay at home and enjoy a little marijuana – get suspended.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Anti-pot propaganda drives most people to drink alcohol instead. But booze is far more dangerous than marijuana.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2009, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

The stats for death and injury tied to alcohol on campus are staggering, yet students are more harshly punished for pot -- which is far more benign.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The authors of a new book on misconceptions about marijuana respond to the torrent of comments on an excerpt published on AlterNet.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2009, Source: Chelsea Green Publishing

A new book explains how we're steering people away from cannabis and toward the use of a very harmful and deadly substance: alcohol.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The federal government has spent over a billion dollars in recent years telling Americans what to think about marijuana and illegal drugs.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Because he tested positive for marijuana, former Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams faces the potential loss of his career.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2004, Source: AlterNet

If the idea is to stop teen substance use, the approach we've used with tobacco works better than the approach we've taken with marijuana: regulation of adult use rather than prohibition.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Congress ought to ensure that what happened to Ed Rosenthal one year ago should never happen again.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2004, Source: AlterNet

A new law denies federal funding to any transit agency that allows the display of advertisements supporting 'the legalization or medical use' of marijuana.