Coming attractions

Today at 5pm Eastern/2pm Pacific, Jon Caulkins, Angela Hawken and I will discuss our marijuana legalization book in live chat on a FireDogLake Book Salon, with Pete Guither as the host. Log in and participate! It might get a little wild and wooly.

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:

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  1. I missed the chat, so here’s a question if you happen to spot it: are there any data from Amsterdam on the historical trends of alcohol sales or consumption patterns correlated with the availability and prevalence of cannabis in that city?

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