‘As countries examine new ways of managing drug issues beyond the problematic and simplistic model of the ‘war on drugs’, this lecture will examine how LSE research, among others, can help impact and drive government policies. Drawing on a number of LSE IDEAS reports, including the Expert Group on the Economics of Drug Policy, a decision science based approach to ranking drug harms, the outcomes of the Lancet Commission on Drug Policy, and an examination of cannabis reclassification in the UK we will examine new methods for evaluating and managing global drug issues.’
Date: 15th February 2017, 6.30-8.00pm
Location: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
More information can be found here.