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Forum Examines Affects of Drug Enforcement Policies

Rice University’s Baker Institute recently hosted a conversation examining the affects of drug enforcement policies on society and looking at drug policies in Harris County. Elected officials and drug policy specialists with a background in law enforcement participated in the discussion, moderated by Katharine Neill, a postdoctoral fellow in drug policy at the Baker Institute. […]

Rice University's Baker Institute recently hosted a conversation examining the affects of drug enforcement policies on society and looking at drug policies in Harris County.

Elected officials and drug policy specialists with a background in law enforcement participated in the discussion, moderated by Katharine Neill, a postdoctoral fellow in drug policy at the Baker Institute. She shares with us what was discussed.

MORE: Report: Expanding Drug Diversion Programs Would Improve Safety and Save Tax Dollars (Houston Matters, Oct. 19, 2015)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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