War on Drugs

Panelists talked about marijuana legalization and its potential ramifications on the drug war. Author Daniel Okrent compared marijuana… read more

Panelists talked about marijuana legalization and its potential ramifications on the drug war. Author Daniel Okrent compared marijuana legalization to Prohibition, and said that regulating human desire is a losing cause. Okrent also covered the federal cost of enforcing current laws. Other speakers talked about the legal side and the patchwork of state-to-state regulation, as well as state vs. federal laws. Hosted by the National Constitution Center. close

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War on Drugs

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Program ID:
309436-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 29, 2012

Airing Details

  • Nov 23, 2012 | 9:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 24, 2012 | 2:14am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 27, 2012 | 11:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2012 | 3:53am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 03, 2012 | 10:37am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 07, 2012 | 7:08pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2012 | 7:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
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