The New Republic: Prof. Russell Crandall on Uruguay’s New Pot Law

While Americans are focused on the decriminalization of marijuana sales in Colorado and Washington, Professor of Political Science Russell Crandall in "The New Republic" notes that the country of Uruguay has regulated (and effectively legalized) the drug. While the moves at home and abroad could foretell further initiatives and the eventual end of the prohibitionist "War on Drugs," Crandall urges legislators to proceed carefully and prepare for the consequences.

Read The New Republic article.

Read a related article citing Crandall on The Dish blog.


  • January 2, 2014