RAND Expert to Speak Before Congress on Marijuana Legalization Across the United States


Beau Kilmer, RAND senior policy researcher and co-director, RAND Drug Policy Research Center, will brief Congress about “Marijuana Legalization 2017: Understanding the International Policy Landscape and Design Considerations.”


Kilmer will discuss:

  • Unprecedented changes in marijuana policy around the world
  • How marijuana legalization efforts in the United States and abroad can inform U.S. policymakers
  • Options that the new administration and Congress should consider for marijuana policy
  • Why marijuana legalization is so controversial in the United States


1:00 p.m. E.T., Friday, June 9, 2017


2044 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.


To arrange an interview, contact the RAND Office of Media Relations:
(703) 414-4795 or
(310) 451-6913, or
send an email to media@rand.org.

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