Legally regulated cannabis markets in the US: Implications and Possibilities

Emily Crick, Heather J. Haase, Dave Bewley-Taylor

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‌This new report from the Global Drug Policy Observatory analyses the developments in cannabis policy in the United States in order to understand the domestic and global implications as well as the potential for further changes within the US. It begins with an attempt to locate recent changes in US cannabis policy within a historical framework going back to the 1970s. The briefing then summarises the details of the planned regulative frameworks for recreational cannabis within Washington and Colorado and highlights both similarities and differences in approach. It also outlines the status and details of similar reformist endeavours that have taken place in other US states during 2013.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherGlobal Drug Policy Observatory
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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