Thursday 25 March 2010

Misuse of Drugs Act

For those interested, I'll be participating in a panel discussion on the Misuse of Drugs Act this afternoon. Hope to see some of you there!
Panel Discussion on review of the Misuse of Drugs Act. Law Commissioner Dr Warren Young with Professor Neil Boister (Law), Professor Greg Newbold (Soci) and Dr Eric Crampton (Econ) discuss the recently released Law Commission discussion document on the Act. Chaired by David Round (Law).

Date: Thursday 25 March
Time: 3:00pm
Location: C3 Central Lecture Block, University of Canterbury

All Welcome


In February this year, the Law Commission released a 400 page discussion document reviewing the 1975 Misuse of Drugs Act. The Commission is inviting submissions on this document (until the end of April).

Law Commissioner Warren Young will present a brief summary of the review, to be followed by a panel discussion. The panellists from disciplines of Law, Sociology and Economics have all made scholarly contributions in the area of drug policy.
All welcome:

Those interested can download the
36 page summary of the Issues paper from

or the full 408 page Issues Paper from

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