'Up's' literary antecedents Jerry Griswold, Griswold teaches literature at San Diego State. His most recent book is "Feeling Like a Kid: Childhood and Children's Literature."
The price of legalizing pot is too high Kevin A. Sabet, Kevin A. Sabet worked at the Office of National Drug Control Policy in the Clinton and Bush administrations. He is currently a consultant in private practice.
Decriminalize marijuana Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Marie Myung-Ok Lee teaches at Brown University and is working on a novel about medical malpractice.
Lawyers, guns and money: Three reasons to end the drug war Brian O'Dea, Brian O'Dea, one of the biggest marijuana smugglers in U.S. history, is also a reformed addict and a former drug counselor. He is now a film and television producer and the author of the just-published "High: Confessions of an International Drug Smuggler."