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    Researcher Q&A: Beau Kilmer on the State of Marijuana Legalization

    May 26, 2016

    Beau Kilmer, co-director of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center and a co-author of the nonpartisan primer Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know addresses developments in marijuana policy and why reasonable people can disagree about legalization.

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    What Are the Public Health Consequences of Legalizing Marijuana?

    May 16, 2016

    Legalizing and allowing profit-maximizing firms to produce, sell, and advertise recreational marijuana would likely increase marijuana consumption. But how would this increased consumption influence the use of other substances?

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