What if the US Legalized all Drugs?

Date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
Salomon 101
Speakers: 
Glenn Greenwald and John P. Walters

 

In July 2001, Portugal decriminalized all drugs, adopting a policy that has since become increasingly popular. Some studies seem to indicate no significant increase in usage since decriminalization; and that deaths, sexually transmitted diseases, and other drug-related externalities have decreased significantly. Should the United States adopt a similar policy?

 

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Glenn Greenwald, John Walters, Legalizing Drugs
Anish Sarma, Janus Executive Director

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