Title

Is the End of the War in Sight: An Analysis of Canada’s Decriminalization of Marijuana and the Implications for the United States “War on Drugs”

Abstract

Discussion of marijuana decriminalization efforts by Canadian government and comparison of United States/Canadian drug legislation and healthcare. Public policy justifications are discussed as well as medical marijuana and effects of drug use on the two countries' prison and healthcare systems.

Disciplines

Comparative and Foreign Law | Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Law | Law and Society | Legislation | Politics | Social Welfare Law

Date of this Version

January 2004