Ethan Nadelmann: The Rise and Fall of the Global Drug Prohibition Regime

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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

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Tuesday, March 19, 20135:00PM - 7:00PM108N, North House, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
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Series

CSUS and F. Ross Johnson Distinguished Speaker Series

Description

Ethan Nadelmann can address issues specific to Canada, as well as international matters such as:

* Current debate on drug legalization in Latin America
* Marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington
* Drug policy and the Obama Administration

Described by Rolling Stone as “the point man” for drug policy reform efforts, Ethan Nadelmann is widely regarded as the outstanding proponent of drug policy reform both in the United States and abroad. Ethan Nadelmann is the founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in the United States promoting alternatives to the war on drugs. Nadelmann received his B.A., J.D., and Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard as well as a Masters’ degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and taught at Princeton University for seven years. His writings have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Science, and National Review, and he has appeared on programs including Real Time with Bill Maher, the Colbert Report, ABC’s Nightline, a Ted Koppel Special Report, NBC’s Today Show, NBC Nightly News, CBS’s 48 Hours, CBS Morning News, and Larry King Live.

“We won’t win until the average parent believes drug reform protects kids better than the war on drugs.”
Ethan Nadelmann, Talk to the San Francisco Medical Society on July 25, 2001.

Read more about Ethan Nadelmann: http://munkschool.utoronto.ca/event/13536/

On Wednesday, March 20, at 3:00pm, Ethan Nadelmann will also participate in a University of Toronto public forum titled, “Whose conviction? Religion and the (De)criminalization of Drugs.”

http://rps.chass.utoronto.ca/doc/RPS-Drugs-Forum-Workshop-web.pd

Contact

Stella Kyriakakis
416-946-8972


Speakers

Ethan Nadelmann
Speaker
Founder and Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance

Kevin O'Neill
Chair
Assistant Professor, Department and Centre for the Study of Religion, and Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, University of Toronto


Main Sponsor

Centre for the Study of the United States

Co-Sponsors

Department and Centre for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto


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