Marijuana Policy in the U.S.: From the War on Drugs to Rapid Reform
SpeakerJohn Hudak, Senior Fellow in Governance Studies and Deputy Director of the Center for Effective Public Management at the Brookings Institution
Date & Time
Sep 26, 2016, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Free and open to the public.
Marijuana reform has become a mainstream part of public policy over the last 20 years. However, the U.S. has had a rocky relationship with the cannabis plant since the Founding. In a new book, Marijuana: A Short History, the Brookings Institution’s John Hudak profiles how policy has evolved; how factors like economics, racism, politics, and public opinion have shaped policy, and what the future of marijuana policy may hold.
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