Dr. John Marks

Psychiatrist, founder of the Liverpool harm reduction model

LECTURE: The paradox of prohibition

Dr. John Marks has got 40 years of experience as a psychiatrist and is the founder of the Liverpool harm reduction model (prescribing heroin instead of acquiring at the black market). This model revolutionized the drug policy in the 90ies. It became such a success, that Switzerland and the Netherlands implemented it into their own drug policy. Dr. John Marks will talk about the “war on drugs” und the effects of criminalized drug use.

Lecture in English 

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