Chemical World: Decriminalization vs Legalization

Jan 11, 2021

This week's show features the MORE Act - what it means, what are the next steps, and how this affects our country and our drug laws. Also, the decriminalization of drugs in Oregon and the difference between decriminalization and legalization, including data from the decriminalization of drugs in Portugal, the legalization of opioids in Switzerland and, drug laws in the Philippines.

Credit Lyzzi Borkenhagan

  KDNK Membership Director Kenna Crampton and Peer Recorvery Coach at Mind Spring Health Maggie Seldeen debut their new Public Affairs show Chemical World. This program aims to de-stigmatize drug addiction and mental health,  discuss different recovery models and harm reduction programs and explore evidence based practices in treating addiction. Topics will include the history of drug laws, connections between poverty and drug addiction as well as personal recovery stories.