Cannabis Legalization: A Remembrance of Things Past

On October 17, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis. This was met with much speculation about what the economic and social impacts would be. However, legalization of illegal substances is something that has been done before and there are several lessons that can be learned from that experience. Professor Steve Easton will explore what has happened when other substances have been legalized and what that could mean for cannabis legalization.

Stephen Easton

Professor, Simon Fraser University

Steve Easton has been a professor of economics at Simon Fraser University since 1975 and is an adjunct professor in the School of Criminology. He has a PhD from the University of Chicago. He has published extensively on a variety of topics: international trade, international finance, economic history, development economics, Canadian legal aid, education, and most relevantly for this talk, the economics of crime.

Date and Time:
Monday, November 20, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Suite 2200, MNP Tower
1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

$13.00 for Members
$27.00 for Non-Members
$15.00 for Students

Registration Deadline:
Thursday, November 15 (5:00PM)

Space is Limited!

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