CODI 2015: The cocaine conspiracy

When:
August 23, 2015 @ 3:00 pm Europe/London Timezone
2015-08-23T15:00:00+01:00
2015-08-23T15:30:00+01:00
Where:
‘The Stand in The Square’, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh (EH2), Fringe Venue 372.
Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH2
UK
Cost:
£8/ £7 ( concession

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The cocaine conspiracy @El_Truquito

The cocaine trade has enormous social and ecological consequences on both global and local scales. The production of cocaine involves large scale deforestation and pollution as a result of the discarding of the reagents used to process from leaf to final product. Western governments have been pursuing the so-called war on drugs for many years at a cost of billions of dollars. But how successful has this approach been? Is a hard line approach the only solution? In this forum we will discuss this and alternative approaches to tackling the problem.

Serrano, Julieth and Torres, Maria Fernanda

Karina Banda, Julieth Serrano and Maria Fernanda Torres, The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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