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  • Caulkins, Jonathan P. (Jonathan Paul), 1965- author.
  • Marijuana -- United States.
  • Marijuana -- Law and legislation -- United States.
  • Drug legalization -- United States.
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    Marijuana legalization : what everyone needs to know / Jonathan P. Caulkins, Beau Kilmer, and Mark A.R. Kleiman.
    by Caulkins, Jonathan P. (Jonathan Paul), 1965- author.
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    New York, New York : Oxford University Press, a department of the University of Oxford, [2016]
  • Marijuana -- United States.
  • Marijuana -- Law and legislation -- United States.
  • Drug legalization -- United States.
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    9780190262402 (paperback)
    0190262400 (paperback)
    9780190262419 (hardcover)
    0190262419 (hardcover)
    xvi, 284 pages ; 21 cm.
    Second edition.
    Part I. Marijuana and prohibition: -- 1. What is marijuana -- 2. Who uses marijuana? -- 3. What are the risks of using marijuana? -- 4. What is known about the nonmedical benefits of using marijuana? -- 5. What are the medical benefits of marijuana? -- 6. How stringent is marijuana enforcement in the United States? -- Part II. National legalization and its consequences: -- 7. What are the pros and cons of legalization generally? -- 8. How is legalization of marijuana different from legalization of other drugs? -- 9. What if we treated marijuana like alcohol? -- 10. How would alcohol-style legalization affect me personally? -- 11. Between marijuana prohibition and commercial legalization: is there any middle ground? -- Part III. The crazy quilt of conflicting policies today: -- 12. Where are we, and how did we get here? -- 13. What's really happening in medical-marijuana states? -- 14. What is happening in Colorado and Washington? -- 15. What is happening in Alaska, Oregon, Jamaica, and Uruguay? -- 16. What happens when marijuana laws clash? -- Part IV. The future of marijuana legalization: -- 17. What might the future hold? -- 18. What do the authors think ought to be done about marijuana?
    Should we legalize marijuana? If we legalize, what in particular should be legal? Just possessing marijuana and growing your own? Selling and advertising? If selling becomes legal, who gets to sell? Corporations? Co-ops? The government? What regulations should apply? How high should taxes be? Different forms of legalization could bring very different results. This second edition of Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know® discusses what is happening with marijuana policy, describing both the risks and the benefits of using marijuana, without taking sides in the legalization debate. The book details the potential gains and losses from legalization, explores the "middle ground" options between prohibition and commercialized production, and considers the likely impacts of legal marijuana on occasional users, daily users, patients, parents, and employers - and even on drug traffickers. (Publisher)
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