FDL Book Salon Welcomes Jon Walker, After Legalization: Understanding The Future Of Marijuana Policy

By: Sunday March 9, 2014 1:59 pm

What will you be doing in 2030?

If I survive that long, I’ll be 84 years old. My dad lived to be 87, my mom to 94, so there’s a chance I’ll be around. Will I be using cannabis then, if I’m still around? If so, it will be in a vastly different legal and social framework than what exists now.


Firedoglake Book Salon Preview: After Legalization: Understanding The Future Of Marijuana Policy, by Jon Walker

By: Sunday March 9, 2014 9:10 am

Jon Walker’s After Legalization: Understanding The Future Of Marijuana Policy combines detailed knowledge of the past and present stories and issues surrounding cannabis in the United States with a solidly based set of predictions about what the stories and issues will be like in 2030.

Jon Walker Discusses New Book, ‘After Legalization,’ With Medical Marijuana Radio

By: Monday December 9, 2013 12:22 pm

We have just 7 days left to reach our $5,100 goal to fund the editing, publishing and promotion of this book on Kickstarter. Please consider pledging your support to this great project if you have not already.

Help “After Legalization” Dispel #Marijuana Myths Fueled by 40 Years of Drug Warrior Culture

By: Friday December 6, 2013 12:54 pm

FDL’s superlative policy analyst Jon Walker (whose analysis of the health care bill over the past 3 years has been as spot-on as the Oracle of Delphi) has now written a book on the future of marijuana.  Sort of a Future Shock for pot if you will.

If you’d like to help pay for the cost of publishing the book, which will come out at the end of December in time for Colorado’s implementation on January 1, please consider pre-buying a copy by pledging your support to the Kickstarter campaign!

First Look at New Marijuana Book: “After Legalization”

By: Wednesday December 4, 2013 1:00 pm

I’ve written a book about marijuana policy, and I know that Just Say Now and Firedoglake readers will appreciate it most — so I want to give you a sneak peak. The title is After Legalization: Understanding the Future of Marijuana Policy in America. Below are a couple of passages from the introduction.

Today’s Anti-Social Security Propaganda

By: Monday January 28, 2013 11:20 am

Well, it looks like there is a new push on in the long term destruction of Social Security today. Now, I usually write about the plight of the long term unemployed and underemployed but I am getting close to Social Security eligibility so decided I would discuss the anti Social Security effort today.

Late Night: Oh Noes! Wall Street Might Not Get Their Bonuses!

By: Tuesday October 9, 2012 8:00 pm

What I find most ironic about these CEO deficit hawks complaining about the “uncertainty” that is hurting the economy is that they are the ones responsible for helping to create said uncertainty to begin with.

Jon Walker and Radical Russ Discuss Facebook’s War on Weed

By: Thursday August 9, 2012 10:40 am

Just Say Now’s Jon Walker discusses the upcoming marijuana ballot measures on Radical Russ Belleville’s radio show, and they both scratch their heads at how out of step with popular opinion the elite drug warriors at Facebook are.

Tell Facebook To Stop Censoring the Marijuana Legalization Debate

#OccupyDC Cooks Need Propane to Function

By: Monday October 17, 2011 3:12 pm

We want to help Calvin and #OccupyDC out by helping them purchase propane to cook with. If you’d like to help us, you can chip in $10 to buy fuel for the propane grills at #OccupyDC. We will be using the money we take in from our coverage fund to purchase propane and other supplies, so that is why we are asking people to donate there.

Livestream: #OccupyDC Marches to State Department to Join Keystone XL Pipeline Hearing Protesters

By: Friday October 7, 2011 10:07 am

FDL’s Kevin Gosztola, Jon Walker and Ryan Cook will be livestreaming the #OccupyDC march from Freedom Plaza to the State Department today starting at 12:50 pm. The protesters plan to join the Keystone XL pipeline protesters for the final public hearing on the matter before deciding whether to allow construction to proceed. I’ll be liveblogging the protest here.

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