Episode

11/12 Carl Hart: High Price: Challenging Everything You Know About Drugs & Society

November 12, 2013

Columbia University neuroscientist Carl Hart author of the new book High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Societyexplained how we demonize people on welfare, his life experience and academic work, why not all users of Crack Cocaine are addicted, the Rat Park study, the variety of reasons people fall into drug addiction, who benefits from the War on Drugs and who pays the highest price and how we use drugs to avoid addressing poverty and unemployment.

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