Cannabis Coffee Shops: Should America Adopt Dutch Marijuana Regulations?

by Carly Schwartz

SAN FRANCISCO — Should Americans be able to buy marijuana in coffee shops?

A new study by U.C. Berkeley Law and Policy Professor Robert MacCoun explores whether the United States would benefit from regulating cannabis like the Dutch. MacCoun examined the effects of the drug on Dutch society over the course of more than 30 years and discovered that America might have a lot to learn from what he dubs “quasi-legalization.”

 

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