Peter Reuter

University of Maryland

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Professor at the School of Public Policy and Department of Criminology at the University of Maryland and a Senior Economist at RAND

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Marijuana use has been legal in Uruguay since 1974.

Uruguay Opts Out of the War on Drugs

Marijuana use has been legal in Uruguay since 1974.

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