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This edition: Legalizing Marijuana in New York: People, Policy, and Politics

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 27, 2019.

First aired: March 5, 2019.

Moderator Bob Liff and a panel of experts discuss the ongoing debate over legalizing recreational marijuana in New York. The panel examines the effects of legalization, along with the unintended consequences. What are the potential policy outcomes in New York? Will economic benefits outweigh the possible public health impacts of legalizing cannabis in NY? Do efforts to redress past wrongs in the criminal justice system adequately account for the possibility that future anti-social behaviors may result from legalization?

Guest List

Hon. Vanessa L. Gibson Councilmember, District 16, New York City Council

Daliah Heller Adjunct Professor, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

Rebecca C. Lewis Staff Reporter, City & State NY

Chris Policano Former Senior Vice President of Communications, Phoenix House

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