Last November, two states, Colorado and Washington, voted to legalize and regulate marijuana—a direct challenge to federal policy under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970. Other states may follow suit. Now the Obama administration, the states, and Congress face a series of legal and political choices that will determine whether some degree of orderly cooperation is possible. Can confrontation be avoided, or at least minimized? If not, what are the implications?

On April 15, Governance Studies at Brookings and WOLA will host a public forum with two leading scholars and two key politicians to examine the options and weigh the stakes.

Click here to read more information about the panel.

Register here to attend the event in person.

Register here for the live webcast.

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