Paul Armentano is the Deputy Director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and the NORML Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Armentano is a prolific writer on the subject of marijuana and marijuana policy. His work has appeared in over 200 publications, including more than a dozen textbooks and anthologies, and he is a frequent contributor to AlterNet, High Times, The Huffington Post, and the Washington, D.C. newspaper The Hill. Armentano is a 2008 recipient of the 'Project Censored Real News Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism' and was selected as one of America's 'Top 20 Young Visionaries' by Who Cares Magazine, a national quarterly journal devoted to community service and social activism. He has co-written a book about cannabis and social policies, Marijuana is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink?, which was published in 2009 through Chelsea Green Publishing.
- Armentano, Paul (2009-03-17). "Medical Marijuana Has Come of Age". Reason. Reason Foundation. Retrieved 2009-04-21.
- "Campus Tour". National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Retrieved 2009-04-21.