Beau Kilmer

Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know

Beau Kilmer

Talk: Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know

Beau Kilmer, Senior Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation and co-author of "Marijuana Legalization, What Everyone Needs to Know" visits to discuss his book. Some topics addressed in the talk: If we legalize marijuana, 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?

Beau Kilmer

Beau Kilmer is a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation, co-directing the RAND Drug Policy Research Center. He’s also a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. His research lies at public health and public safety with emphasis on crime control, substance use, illicit markets, and public policy.

Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know

Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know will provide readers with a non-partisan primer about the topic, covering everything from the risks and benefits of using marijuana, to describing the current laws around the drug in the U.S. and abroad.

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