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Harm Reduction: Shifting from a War on Drugs to a War on Drug-Related Deaths - March 21, 8:15 a.m.

Written by Dr. Jeffrey Singer Subject: Conferences

Harm Reduction: Shifting from a War on Drugs to a War on Drug-Related Deaths– March 21, 8:15 a.m.

Date: Thursday, March 21st
Time: 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
(Lunch will be provided)
Location: Hayek Auditorium
Cato Institute
1000 Massachusetts Ave
Washington, DC 20001
RSVP: Click here to register. 
Unlike prohibition, harm-reduction
strategies begin with the realistic and
nonjudgmental premise that there has
never been, and will never be, a drug
free society. This conference, featuring clinical and research experts in epidemiology, public health, addiction treatment, and harm reduction, will examine the record of various harm-reduction modalities in the developed world.

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The event is open to the public and is free of charge. Click here to register.

Featuring: Cato's Jeffrey A. Singer, MD, Senior Fellow; Clark Neily, Vice President for Criminal Justice; Jeffrey Miron, Director of Undergraduate Economic Education, Harvard University; Director of Economic Studies; Trevor Burrus, Research Fellow, Robert A. Levy Center for Constitutional Studies; and Michael F. Cannon, Director, Health Policy Studies. Other speakers will include, Darwin Fisher, Program Manager/Clinic Coordinator, Insite; Edward G. Rendell, Former Governor of Pennsylvania; Maia Szalavitz, Award-winning author, neuroscience journalist, Soros Justice Fellow; Corey S. Davis, Deputy Director, Staff Attorney, Network for Public Health Law; Adrianne Wilson-Poe, Moron-Concepcion Laboratory, Washington University School of Medicine; Donald S. Burke, Dean, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health; Daniel Ciccarone, Professor of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco Medical Center; Beau Kilmer, Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation & Codirector, RAND Drug Policy Research Center; D. Scott MacDonald, Physician Lead, Providence Crosstown Clinic.

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