How Pot (and other recreational drugs) Can Cure Racism

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The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics is delighted to welcome Professor Carl Hart (Columbia University) speaking on the topic of How Pot (and other recreational drugs) Can Cure Racism as the public lecture for the Centre's annual conference.

This event is free and anyone with an interest in the topic is very welcome to attend.

The European Research Institute is G3 on the University of Birmingham campus map.

If you would like to register for the full Topics in Global Justice conference please follow this link: http://bit.ly/BookGlobalJustice

Carl Hart is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Columbia University and his current research investigates the behavioral and neuropharmacological effects of psychoactive drugs in human research participants. A major focus of this laboratory-based research is to understand factors that mediate drug self-administration behavior and to develop effective treatments.

Carl Hart's work has been featured in major publications including The New York Times and The Atlantic, and on major media outlets including HBO, MSNBC, and Fox News.

Watch Prof Hart's TedMed talk Let's quit abusing drug users.

Prof Hart's recent publications include:

Colfax G, Santos GM, Chu P, Vittinghoff E, Pluddemann A, Kumar S, Hart C (2010) Amphetamine-group substances and HIV. The Lancet 376, 458-74.

Kirkpatrick MG, Gunderson EW, Johanson CE, Levin FR, Foltin RW, Hart CL (2012) Comparison of intranasal methamphetamine and d-amphetamine self-administration by humans. Addiction 107, 783-91.

Hart CL, Marvin CB, Silver R, Smith EE (2012) Is cognitive functioning impaired in methamphetamine users? A critical review.Neuropsychopharmacology 37, 586-608.

Hart CL, Ksir C (2013) Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior, 15th Edition. McGraw-Hill: New York (Textbook)


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