Cannabis As America's Catalyst

Adam Clark Estes interviewed Harvard Law Professor Charles Nesson on marijuana and how the conversation is evolving:

I’m struck by what’s happening with respect to the country legalizing marijuana. [Celebrities bragging] is progress in one sense, but it’s also a testimony to how repressive the actual environment continues to be. I know Andrew Sullivan's book recently called for people who enjoy marijuana to step forward in some way that allows a voice to be representative of the other side of all of the nonsense about marijuana prosecution. It seems in some way related to the spirit of liberty that appears to be afoot in the world in Tunisia, Egypt and elsewhere. It’s like, "All right, we have freedoms, if we’re going to keep our liberties we need to stand up for them."