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    Roger Roffman: marijuana legalization should be based on a six-point public health model

    by  • November 9, 2012 • Opinion • 0 Comments

    Roger Roffman at CNN: “What is a public health model? In brief, it’s an approach that acknowledges use of marijuana can present harms to the user and to public safety, and includes provisions to prevent or ameliorate those harms. A public health model includes six key elements. Washington state’s new law incorporates each of them. The first is...

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    Martin Lee: How did Reefer Madness start, any way?

    by  • November 9, 2012 • Opinion • 0 Comments

    Martin Lee at the Daily Beast: “It wasn’t until well into the 20th century that U.S. legislators and their international counterparts imposed a global prohibitionist regime. How did this aberration come to pass and why has it persisted until now. Concerned that his entire department was on the chopping block because of Depression-era budget cuts, Federal...

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