The trajectories of cannabis and tobacco policies in the United States, Uruguay, Canada and Portugal: is more cross‐substance learning possible outside the United States?

The trajectories of cannabis and tobacco policies in the United States, Uruguay, Canada and... The diverging trajectories of cannabis and tobacco regulation in the United States today do not appear to reflect a global trend. Uruguay, Canada and Portugal all show more cross‐substance learning and more aligned policy trajectories.Hall & Kozlowski outline diverging trajectories of cannabis and tobacco regulation in the United States towards legalized commercial cannabis markets and prohibitionist tobacco policies, respectively. They also raise legitimate concerns about the lack of cross‐substance learning regarding, for example, the public health risks of for‐profit models. This commentary considers the international implications of Hall & Kozlowski's analysis. Specifically, it asks: are the diverging trajectories and barriers to cross‐substance learning in the United States reflective of a global trend in cannabis and tobacco regulation?International generalizability is important, as policy processes do not occur in a vacuum, with policy trajectories shaped by national factors such as legal and constitutional arrangements . Both appear critical for understanding the trajectories of cannabis legalization in the United States today . For example, as outlined by Pardo and Room , the new US approach to legalization of recreational cannabis gained the trappings of a commercialized legal market not by ‘intent’ but by virtue of constraints found in US federal law and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Addiction Wiley

The trajectories of cannabis and tobacco policies in the United States, Uruguay, Canada and Portugal: is more cross‐substance learning possible outside the United States?

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Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
Copyright
© 2018 Society for the Study of Addiction
ISSN
0965-2140
eISSN
1360-0443
D.O.I.
10.1111/add.13954
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Abstract

The diverging trajectories of cannabis and tobacco regulation in the United States today do not appear to reflect a global trend. Uruguay, Canada and Portugal all show more cross‐substance learning and more aligned policy trajectories.Hall & Kozlowski outline diverging trajectories of cannabis and tobacco regulation in the United States towards legalized commercial cannabis markets and prohibitionist tobacco policies, respectively. They also raise legitimate concerns about the lack of cross‐substance learning regarding, for example, the public health risks of for‐profit models. This commentary considers the international implications of Hall & Kozlowski's analysis. Specifically, it asks: are the diverging trajectories and barriers to cross‐substance learning in the United States reflective of a global trend in cannabis and tobacco regulation?International generalizability is important, as policy processes do not occur in a vacuum, with policy trajectories shaped by national factors such as legal and constitutional arrangements . Both appear critical for understanding the trajectories of cannabis legalization in the United States today . For example, as outlined by Pardo and Room , the new US approach to legalization of recreational cannabis gained the trappings of a commercialized legal market not by ‘intent’ but by virtue of constraints found in US federal law and

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AddictionWiley

Published: Jan 1, 2018

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