Coming attraction

WOLA/Brookings forum on marijuana legalization October 3, with an all-star cast including Tom Schelling.

October 3 at 3pm, the Washington Office on Latin America and the Brookings Institution will host a forum on marijuana legalization at Brookings, with John Walsh of WOLA moderating and featuring Jonathan Caulkins, Beau Kilmer, and Alejandro Madrazo of CIDE, plus commentary by Nobel laureate Thomas Schelling.

Oh, and some other guy will also be speaking.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact:

3 thoughts on “Coming attraction”

  1. Could that some other guy be the nation’s leading drug policy expert? I think his name is Mark something….????

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