In America, there is considerable debate over drug policy, including domestic drug use, treatment, and supply reduction efforts. Public health approaches to treating substance use disorders, as well as alternative models to incarceration and sentencing are advancing. Courts and law enforcement agencies are investing in remediation and targeted drug interventions. Meanwhile, some states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use within their jurisdictions.


On Friday, February 6, please join two senior Obama administration officials, Mr. Michael Botticelli, Acting Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and Ambassador William Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, for a timely -- and lively -- discussion of U.S. policy approaches to drug policy at home and abroad. J. Stephen Morrison, Senior VP and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will moderate. 

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