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Colorado: When cannabis becomes a market by Daniel Martinez, HEC Paris - ©Fotolia-Atomazul

One is reminded of just how much has changed since the decades-long ‘war on drugs’ when walking by the brightly coloured marijuana dispensaries in downtown Denver, each filled with a dizzying array of products—not just the flower or bud that one typically assumes, but oils, resins, infused drinks and candies, as well as topicals such as patches and creams. This is possible because voters in the (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution21 September 2016

The global enforcement of U.S. law and its implication for European (...)

The jurisdiction of US economic sanctions is far greater than many businesses realise. French (...)

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Enriching the regulatory framework can lead to a complexity that overshadows understanding of the (...)

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The trade deal currently being negotiated between the US and the EU is one of the most ambitious (...)

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Social & societal trends and issues29 March 2016

What causes crime?

What really causes crime? While sociologists talk about social factors (integration, conflict, (...)

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Social & societal trends and issues16 March 2016

How to explain warm-glow giving?

Stefania Minardi and Özgür Evren use decision theory to explain why some people experience a (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution7 December 2015

Indicators, indexes and rankings: when numbers challenge legal (...)

The legal field has experienced rapid increases in the use of indicators, which give quantitative (...)

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Law, Regulation and Institution30 September 2015

Codes of conduct: a new legal tool for protecting consumers

In theory, codes of conduct - rules that an organization agrees to follow – do not have legal (...)

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