Drug Law, Policy and Practice: Marijuana Regulation
1719 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
This course will analyze how we regulate drugs in the United States, using one of the most current and high profile examples – marijuana. As part of our analysis, we will use a public health perspective to evaluate marijuana policy. Our study of the history and current landscape of marijuana law in the United States will have a particular focus on how policy is made through legislation and regulation. The three goals of this course are for students to: 1) explore how the legal powers of the state work to impact the health of its citizens, 2) develop the practical skills of legislative & regulatory drafting and client document preparation, and 3) gain a foundational understanding of marijuana policy and its effect on their eventual practice of law.