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The Drug Enforcement and Policy Center focuses on promoting and supporting interdisciplinary, evidence-based research, scholarship, education, community outreach, and public engagement on the myriad issues and societal impacts surrounding the reform of criminal and civil laws prohibiting or regulating the use and distribution of traditionally illicit drugs. The center examines the impact of modern drug laws, policies, and enforcement on personal freedoms and human well-being, giving particularized and sustained attention to analyzing the rapid evolution of marijuana laws and the impacts of state-level reform efforts.

Event Spotlight

Graphic with a voting box and text overlay that reads Drug Policy Implications: Elections 2020. November 16, 2020 | 1-2:15 p.m. | Zoom

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Research Spotlight

Drug Reforms on the 2020 Ballot. Explore now.

Learn more about drug reforms on the 2020 ballot.

Image of a business with and open sign with text overlay that reads Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program at Two Years: Evaluating Satisfaction and Perception

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News Spotlight

photo of the ohio statehouse with text reading Ohio Governor's Expedited Pardon Project, learn more about our latest collaboration

Learn more about the Ohio Governor’s Expedited Pardon Project.