New York City Bar Association – Webcast – The Controlled Substances Act: A Primer

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The Controlled Substances Act: A Primer

Join us for a conversation with Professor Alex Kreit of Northern Kentucky University College of Law as he discusses the history, development, and current issues surrounding the Controlled Substances Act. Professor Kreit is a leading expert in the field of illegal drug and marijuana law.

He is author of the casebook Illegal Drug and Marijuana Law, co-author of the reference book Drug Abuse and the Law Sourcebook, and co-author of the casebook Marijuana Law and Policy.

His articles have appeared in journals including the Boston College Law Review, the Ohio State Law Journal and the UC Davis Law Review.


Who:   Professor Alex Kreit, Northern Kentucky University College of Law

Alex Kreit Director, Center for Addiction Law & Policy Assistant Professor of Law

Luke Schram, Chair, Drugs & the Law Committee, New York City Bar Association

When: Thursday, February 11, 2021 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 


Where: Webcast


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Marijuana Legalization & Regulation Resource Page

Support Marijuana Legalization (Marihuana Regulation & Taxation Act)

Report on Amending the NY RPC to Permit Counselling on the Use of Marijuana Consistent with State Law

Report on the First Step Act

A Wiser Course: Ending Drug Prohibition, Fifteen Years Later. A Statement from the Committee on Drugs and the Law (April 2009)

A Wiser Course: Ending Drug Prohibition (June 1994)

This program will be webcast live. Media interested in viewing the live webcast should email to request access without charge.


About the Association

The mission of the New York City Bar Association, which was founded in 1870 and has 25,000 members, is to equip and mobilize a diverse legal profession to practice with excellence, promote reform of the law, and uphold the rule of law and access to justice in support of a fair society and the public interest in our community, our nation, and throughout the

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