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Latin American Program in the News: ¿Elogio de la marihuana?

The Wilson Center Press report “The Criminal Diaspora: The Transnational Diffusion of Organized Crime and How to Contain Its Expansion,” edited by Latin American Program scholar Juan Carlos Garzón and Associate Director Eric L. Olson, is cited by this op-ed about reform of marijuana laws. This article is in Spanish.

In this opinion article arguing for marijuana legalization, the author cites a Latin American Program publication: “The Criminal Diaspora: The Transnational Diffusion of Organized Crime and How to Contain Its Expansion,” by Juan Carlos Garzón, Marianna Pacheco Olinger, Daniel Rico, and Gema Santamaría. This article is in Spanish.

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