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Event: After the War on Drugs: Envisioning a Post-Prohibition World - London

26 August 2011

September 16th-17th 2011, London E2
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openDemocracy and Know Drugs host two evenings of films (including the final cut of Exile Nation by Charles Shaw) and a day of talks featuring some of the US & UK’s leading drug policy analysts, campaigners and film makers. Exploring what a post-prohibition society could look like, and how we might get there in our lifetime.

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Emily Bell Leonard Tow Professor of Journalism and director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia Journalism School

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Chair: Mary Fitzgerald Editor-in-chief, openDemocracy 

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