TDC Podcast 5 – Julian Buchanan on the Global Drug Policy Problem

Julian Buchanan has worked in the area of drug policy reform and education for decades. Initially a social worker/probation officer, he eventually become a professor.

During the course of his teaching career, Buchanan worked at Liverpool University, University of Central Lancashire, Glyndwr University, and Victoria University of Wellington.

He was a Consultant and Independent Expert for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

We discuss, among other things, the roots of prohibition, how policies are changing, and the role of factors like race and fear in prohibition.

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