Schneiderman Bioethics Lecture: Stoners, Junkies, Science and the State

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Apr 23, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Irvine, CA

UCI School of Biological Sciences proudly presents: The Howard A. Schneiderman Memorial Bioethics Lecture Series

Join us April 23, 2013 at 7 p.m. for

“Stoners, Junkies, Science and the State”
Presented by Ethan Nadelmann
Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance

Given recently-passed laws in various states, marijuana prohibition appears headed for the same fate as alcohol Prohibition decades ago.   Other drug prohibitions, however, maintain strong popular support both in the United States and abroad.  These prohibitions continue despite their many consequences.  There are also implications for law enforcement relating to conflicts between state and federal law.  As the national conversation on drug policy enters a new level of political significance, what are the actual issues at hand?

Reservations are Required. Register now.

Registration Deadline is April 16, 2013.

Visit the Beckman Center website for Directions.

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering
100 Academy Way, Irvine, CA, 92617
biosci-events [at] uci [dot] edu

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