Mark Kleiman

New York University

Guest

Professor of Public Policy at New York University and previously at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs; consultant on Washington State's marijuana legalization regulations; co-author of Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know and Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know and author of When Brute Force Fails: How to Have less Crime and Less Punishment

Mark Kleiman on KCRW

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