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Mark Thornton: The Economics of Marijuana

Free MarketsHealthThe Police StateInterventionism

January 18, 2017February 1, 2017

Event

Online Learning

In this three-lecture course, professor Mark Thornton will explain how prohibition has changed not only the market for marijuana, but also the characteristics of the drug itself.

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Then Came Nixon

Media and CultureThe Police StateU.S. History

09/20/2017Audio/Video
Chris Calton explains how Nixon kicked off the modern War on Drugs.

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Culture, Coca-Cola, and the CIA: The History of Cocaine

HealthThe Police StateU.S. History

08/30/2017Audio/Video
In the fourth episode of Historical Controversies, Chris Calton traces the history of cocaine in the US.

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Edward Stringham on Radically Rethinking Police

Legal SystemStrategyThe Police State

06/24/2017Audio/Video
Ed Stringham and Jeff Deist discuss why the US criminal justice system is broken, and how private security firms could create vastly better outcomes.

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The Economics of Marijuana

Free MarketsHealthThe Police StateInterventionism

12/30/2016Courses
In this three-lecture course, Mark Thornton explains how prohibition changed not only the market for marijuana, but the characteristics of the drug itself.

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