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Allen St. Pierre
Executive Director NORML and NORML Foundation
Allen F. St. Pierre
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):
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
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, Newseek, Time, etc...).
Mr. St. Pierre has appeared on hundreds of nationally televised news programs (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, C-Span, Fox, PBS, etc...) and on over 1,000 radio shows representing NORML's point of views on the topic of marijuana.
Mr. St. Pierre was hired by NORML in early 1991 as Communications Director, in 1993 he became the organization's Deputy National Director. Early in 1997, The NORML Foundation was created and Mr. St. Pierre currently serves as it's founding Executive Director. Mr. St. Pierre is the Executive Editor of NORML/The NORML Foundation's reports, publications and webpage as well as the organizations' archivist.
The NORML Foundation is a non-profit legal, research and educational organization whose main focus is to work with it's sister organization (NORML) and other organizations that seek to advance the agenda of marijuana law reform.