Carl Hart explains why understanding addiction is the key to drug policy. Everyone should see this.
Dr. Carl Hart of Columbia University delivers powerful insight in this TED Talk, using psychology to call out the inherent flaws of our current drug policy.
This TED Talk is a goldmine of evolved thought from a collection of acute observations. Coming from a rough neighborhood where he dealt and used drugs, to now teaching psychology at Columbia University, Dr. Carl Hart offers a unique perspective that leads to a compelling, comprehensive view of the drug system.
The observations Hart makes are not widely-known, even within cannabis legalization advocacy. Where many fight for change in drug policy from a political standpoint with short-term visions, Hart approaches the issue as a humanitarian, leveraging the psychology of addiction to explain the inherent flaws in our current system.
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