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Congratulations, the President of the United States has just appointed you the Drug Czar of America. Explain your plan to stop the drug problem in America. Indicate the how politicians, courts, police and the public will react to your plan and tell how you will address their concerns.

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The issue with the drug problem is that drugs are illegal. Liquor and cigarettes are legal. As drug Czar, I would legalize all drugs. Why? The money that is brought in through the purchase of drugs is significant. The tax revenues received will help build better schools, more prisions and increase public safety. I would put restrictions on the legalized drugs just as ...

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I. Historical Analysis: To inform your recommendations for the departmental public policy (Marijuana Legalization), Specifically:
a) Identify key trends, both modern and historical, that have shaped the evolution of the state or federal public policies surrounding the public policy issue, justifying your identifications. How have the policies around this issue evolved, and what trends have influenced this evolution?
b) Identify court cases that have shaped the evolution of the public policies related to the public policy issue,
c) How have the previously identified historical events impacted the public's perception of the relevant state or federal public policies? Provide specific examples. How has public perception evolved in relation to these specified events?
d) Predict the potential future direction of the state or federal public policies based on the previously identified historical and modern trends. How might the state or federal public policy continue to evolve?
II.a) Select a criminological theory that best explains the development of the public policies related to the issue, justifying your selection. Consider how the theory explains the previously identified influence of the trends or court cases on the development of the policies.
b) Draw connections between the criminological theory and the departmental policy. Where are there specific connections between the theory and the departmental policy?
c) Draw connections between the criminological theory and the related state or federal public policies. Where are there specific connections between the theory and the selected state or federal policies?
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