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On Cory Booker’s marijuana bill

John Hudak, a senior fellow in Governance Studies and deputy director of the Center for Effective Public Management, provides an overview of the ‘Marijuana Justice Act of 2017’ introduced by Senator Cory Booker and discusses its importance in framing a new dialogue around marijuana policy, regardless of the bill’s political feasibility.

Show notes:

Marijuana: A Short History

Worry about bad marijuana—not Big Marijuana

The medical marijuana mess: A prescription for fixing a broken policy

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