- Events and Videos
Events and Videos
LACC’s LAMRI team conducted a workshop in Universidad Católica del Uruguay with authorities related to the implementation of the cannabis law in Uruguay, social organizations and researchers, to discuss some the results of the research.
February 25th, 2015: Uruguay passed a bill in 2013 regulating the production, distribution and consumption of marijuana. That decision placed the country front and center in drug policy debates worldwide. Join FIU and Uruguayan experts to find out: • What is the impact of regulating marijuana consumption on a society? • What are the pros and cons of legalizing an illicit substance? • How have Uruguayans reacted? • What are the international implications of marijuana legalization?
Pictures of the event "Marijuana Legalization in Uruguay and Beyond," hosted by LAMRI at the MARC Pavilion in Florida International University. Discussants: Hannah Hetzer, Drug Policy Alliance, and Beau Kilmer, RAND Corporation.
Wilson Center Event: How Marijuana Regulation is Affecting Public Attitudes in Uruguay and Elsewhere
Here is the webcast on a LAMRI event hosted by the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. Discussion led by: Dr. María Fernanda Boidi, Director, Insights Research Group, Uruguay Dr. José Miguel Cruz, Director of Research, Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), Florida International University, Miami Dr. Rosario Queirolo, Associate Professor, Department of Social and Political Sciences at Universidad Católica del Uruguay