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Mark Kleiman

Mark Kleiman appears in the following:

Legal Weed: Federal laws

Thursday, May 30, 2013

A May series on marijuana concludes with final thoughts on the federal ban now that the drug is legal in two states. Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, marijuana legalization consultant for Washington State, and co-author of Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press2012) explains how he thinks state and federal law could be reconciled, and takes your calls.

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Legal Weed: Economics

Thursday, May 23, 2013

A May series on marijuana continues with the economics of the drug. Mark Kleiman professor of public policy at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, marijuana legalization consultant for Washington State, and co-author of Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know  [Oxford University Press], talks about the supply and demand side of legalizing marijuana, including what it means for geopolitics and patents and taxes.

 

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Legal Weed: Science of Marijuana

Thursday, May 16, 2013

A May series on marijuana continues with a look at the science of the drug. Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, marijuana legalization consultant for Washington State, and co-author of Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press), talks about the science of THC and cannabinoids and their effects on marijuana users.

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Legal Weed: Addiction

Friday, May 10, 2013

A May series on marijuana continues with a look at addictionMark Kleiman, professor of public policy at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, marijuana legalization consultant for Washington State, and co-author of Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2013) talks about the drug's effects and how legalization might address treatment.  He's joined by WNYC senior reporter Marianne McCune who talks about her piece on abuse and dependence of marijuana, as part of the "Weed Next Door" series.

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Legal Weed: Who Smokes?

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Mark Kleiman, co-author of Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs To Know, kicks off a May series on marijuana with a look at who smokes and why. Plus: your calls on whether you're seeing a public opinion shift.

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Washington State's 'Pot Czar' on Legalization

Friday, April 12, 2013

Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at the UCLA School of Public Affairs and co-author of Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know, has been chosen to lead Washington State's marijuana regulation now that the state has legalized the drug. He discusses legal considerations in the state, from where you can smoke to driving under the influence, and reflects on recent polling that finds that a majority of Americans think marijuana should be legalized.

 

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Economics of Legalized Pot

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA and co-author of Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know, discusses the economic impact of legalizing recreational marijuana use in Washington and Colorado.

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Marijuana Legalization

Friday, July 27, 2012

Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA, and Jonathan Caulkins, professor of operations research and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University, discuss their book Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know, which takes a look at the current status of marijuana and examines what legalization might look like.

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