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Policy Matters

Mar 27, 2019

The nationwide trend towards removing or lowering penalties for marijuana use and possession is gaining momentum.  22 states have passed some form of decriminalization.   Even conservative Texas is considering legislation that would sharply reduce penalties.   What are the benefits of liberalizing our laws on marijuana?   Are there any downsides?

This episode’s guest is Dr. Katharine Neill Harris.  She is the Alfred C. Glassell, III, Fellow in Drug Policy at the Baker Institute.