Episode 35 – Legalise It? Debating the Criminalisation of Drugs

Dr Amanda Kramer leads a discussion with Dr Gillian McNaull and QUB JD student Caoimhe Anderson about Canada’s recent decision to legalise marijuana.

This leads into a broader critical discussion about the criminalisation of drugs and approaches taken in other countries.


-The Cannabis Act: https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/c-24.5/page-1.html

-Portugal and Decriminalisation of Drugs: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/dec/05/portugals-radical-drugs-policy-is-working-why-hasnt-the-world-copied-it


-Dr Amanda Kramer: https://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/amanda-kramer(6bf216e8-a01c-4633-95dc-745e52393dc0).html

-Dr Gillian McNaull: https://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/gillian-mcnaull(75facf96-9baf-4656-9d65-1c78bc23a8be).html

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