Mark Kleiman in the Media

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Mark Kleiman in the Media

Mark Kleiman, a professor of Public Policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, is often quoted in news outlets, lending his areas of expertise to numerous topics.

As the state of Washington's top advisor on policy for legal marijuana, Kleiman is a frequent contributor to news outlets across the county and around the world.

Prior to his appointment, Kleiman was already one of the nation's foremost experts on drug policy, crime, politics and criminal justice. He has often been asked to speak at other institutions or lend his expertise to lectures across the country and around the world.

Listed below are various media outlets in which Kleiman has offered his views.

To contact Kleiman for media purposes, please get in touch with UCLA Luskin's communications department.

NEWS/MEDIA APPEARANCES

Nov. 21, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, is quoted today in a Vancouver Sun article about the implementation of policies for regulating Washington state's new market in legal marijuana.
Nov. 12, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in a New York Post article citing a New Yorker piece on marijuana legalization. Kleiman was quoted Saturday in a CNN.com article about the legalization of marijuana.
Nov. 7, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was interviewed Wednesday on CNN's "The Lead With Jake Tapper" about marijuana legalization efforts in the U.S. and the implementation of policies to properly regulate and tax sales of the drug.
Oct. 28, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in a New York Times article about the legalization of marijuana.
Oct. 1, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, is quoted today in a New York Newsday op-ed about how personal ideologies can influence opinions on scientific matters like climate change.
Sept. 23, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in a McClatchy News Service article about proposed efforts by Washington state and Colorado to protect minors from recreational marijuana. He is quoted today in a Denver Post article about innovative parole programs.
Sept. 20, 2013 - Linda Sarna, professor at the UCLA School of Nursing and chair of UCLA's Tobacco-Free Steering Committee, and Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, were interviewed Thursday on KCRW-89.9 FM's " Which Way, LA?" about electronic cigarettes.
Sept. 11, 2013 - Mark Kleiman, professor of public policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Tuesday in a Washington Olympian article about the federal government's approach to marijuana legalization by states.
Sept. 6, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was interviewed by McClatchy News Services about marijuana laws.
Sept. 5, 2013 — NPR's On Point interviewed Mark Kleiman about the justice department and pot laws.
Aug. 30, 2013 — Talking Points Memo quoted Mark Kleiman about the US war on drugs.
Aug. 27, 2013 — The Olympian ran a story on Mark Kleiman's proposal to prevent interstate shipping of marijuana.
Aug. 23, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was interviewed by KUOW-94.9 FM about how the federal government should work with the state government to prevent interstate shipments of marijuana.
Aug. 22, 2013 — Mark Kleiman's proposal of federal and state laws working together on marijuana enforcement was highlighted by The Olympian as well as the Seattle Times. The Associated Press wrote a story that went nationwide.
Aug. 20, 2013 — NPR's "All Things Considered" interviewedMark Kleiman about law enforcement with legal marijuana.
Aug. 16, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted in a Reuters op-ed piece on marijuana.
Aug. 14, 2013 — CNN Wire quotes Mark Kleiman about Americans' opinions on marijuana legalization.
Aug. 7, 2013 — This Washington Post profile of the head of the National Institute of Drug Abuse quoted Mark Kleiman.
Aug. 5, 2013 — KOMO-1000 in Seattle interviewed Mark Kleiman about regulating medical marijuana.
Aug. 5, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted by the Seattle Times on how to sell pot the right way.
Aug. 2, 2013 — The Candian Broadcasting Corp had an article on regulating marijuana in Uruguay and quoted Mark Kleiman.
Aug. 1, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted in Reason magazine about regulating new markets for legal marijuana.
July 27, 2013 — Toronto's Globe and Mail ran a story that highlighted Mark Kleiman's expertise, quoting him.
July 24, 2013 — BBC1 interviewed Mark Kleiman about creating drug policy
July 11, 2013 — Time cited Mark Kleiman in what the US could learn from the Netherlands in legalizing marijuana
July 9, 2 013 — Washington state's logo noted as too "weed friendly" says the Huffington Post, which features Mark Kleiman.
July 3, 2013 — The Tacoma News-Tribune highlighted Mark Kleiman's work in developing laws for legal marijuana in Washington

July 1, 2013 — The Huffington Post cited a study by Mark Kleiman examining a probation program for drug offenders
July 1, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was featured in UCLA Magazine as a "Forward Thinker" on campus
June 27, 2013 — Digital Journal spoke with Mark Kleiman about legal marijuana
June 19, 2013 — The Seattle Post-Intelligencer featured a Q&A with Mark Kleiman on legalizing marijuana
June 18, 2013 — The Huffington Post quotes Mark Kleiman on a former Microsoft exec trying to create a national brand of pot
June 18, 2013 — 
A Hartford Courant article quotes Mark Kleiman about the most dangerous cities in the US
June 15, 2013 — A Forbes column on legal marijuana cited research from Mark Kleiman
June 13, 2013 — Business Insider quotes Mark Kleiman on the 25 Most Dangerous Cities in the US
June 9, 2013 — 
NPR's Weekend Edition featured Mark Kleiman discussing the policies for Washington state in legalizing marijuana
June 4, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted by an SF Gate blog about a national brand of marijuana
May 30, 2013 — This Reuters story quotes Mark Kleiman about plans by a former Microsoft executive to create the first national brand of pot
May 24, 2013 — The American Prospect examined policies on legal marijuana and cited research by Mark Kleiman
May 23, 2013 — 
Mark Kleiman penned an op-ed piece for the New York Times about how to regulate marijuana
May 16, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted by Businessweek about legalizing marijuana in Washington and Colorado
May 19, 2013 — A New York Times op-ed piece on how to legalize marijuana 
featured Mark Kleiman
May 15, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was featured in Reuters about Washington state's new marijuana laws
May 7, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was quoted by The New Republic on the use of heroin and other needle drugs.
May 6, 2013 - 
Mark Kleiman continues to make headlines for his appointment as Washington's marijuana policy advisory on AmazonCNBC, and MSNBC.
May 2, 2013 - Mark Kleiman appeared on this show to discuss who might be smoking pot legally.
May 2, 2013 — 
Mark Kleiman appeared on WNYC 93.9 FM to discuss legal marijuana
April 26, 2013 — NBCNews.com quoted Mark Kleiman about the health and safety of marijuana
Apr. 24, 2013 — 
MSNBC featured Mark Kleiman about developing new pot rules for Washington state
Apr. 16, 2013 — Mark Kleiman was quoted by The Philadelphia Daily News about gun violence
Apr. 15, 2013 — 
The Philadelphia Daily News quoted Mark Kleiman on New York's gun laws
Apr. 7, 2013 — USA Today quoted Mark Kleiman about investors getting involved in legal marijuana
Apr. 2, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was featured in an article in Oakland's East Bay Express regarding advising Washington on marijuana.
Apr. 2, 2013 - The selection of Mark Kleiman to advise the state of Washington on marijuana was reported by Washington's "Inside Olympia.
Mar. 28, 2013 - 
Washington Post featured a Q&A with Mark Kleiman on his role to advise the state of Washington on marijuana.
Mar. 25, 2013 - Mark Kleiman does a Q&A on Time about his firm's selection to lead Washington's marijuana legalization efforts.
Mar. 25, 2013 - 
Mark Kleiman was interviewed on CNN regarding his selection to advise the state of Washington on marijuana.
Mar. 21, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was interviewed on his position to advise the state of Washington on marijuana by KPCC-89.3 FM’s “Which Way, L.A.?
Mar. 21, 2013 - The selection of 
Mark Kleiman to advise the state of Washington on marijuana was reported by CNN Money.com. 
Mar. 20, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was interviewed on his position to advise the state of Washington on marijuana by KPCC-89.3 FM.
Mar. 20, 2013 - The selection of Mark Kleiman to advise the state of Washington on marijuana was reported by the Seattle TimesReuters and other outlets. 
Mar. 19, 2013 - 
Mark Kleiman was interviewed on his position to advise the state of Washington on marijuana by Washington's KUOW-94.9 FMKOMO-97.7 FMKOMO-Channel 4 and KIRO-770 AM, Los Angeles'KCRW-89.9 FM and Oregon's KOPB-91.5 FM.

Mar. 18, 2013 - The selection of Mark Kleiman to advise the state of Washington on marijuana was reported by the Associated Press
Mar. 16, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was featured in a Q&A on gun control: Guns.com talks Gun Control and Politics.
Feb. 27, 2013 - Mark Kleiman was featured in a talk at the Australian Institute of Criminology.
Feb. 6, 2013 - 
Mark Kleiman was quoted in the Daily News: "Wendy Greuel's police, firefighter hiring plan draws skepticism from city council members."
Feb. 5, 2013 – Mark Kleiman is used as a main source in The Huffington Post: "How ending the war on drugs could curb gun violence."
Jan. 18, 2013 – 
Mark Kleiman appeared on MSNBC's "The Last Word" to talk about gun control.
Jan. 8, 2013 – The Washington Post's "Wonkblog" quotes Mark Kleiman in "The Economic Case for Decriminalizing Heroin."
Jan. 3, 2013 – 
Mark Kleiman was interviewed in this Denver Post story about marijuana: "Do Alcohol & Marijuana Mix? Colorado is About to Find Out."
Dec. 18, 2012 – Mark Kleiman spoke with the Washington Post blog: "A Better Target for Gun Control."
Nov. 25, 2012 – 
Mark Kleiman speaks to New York Magazine: "The Truce on Drugs."
Nov. 13, 2012 – Mark Kleiman penned an op-ed for The Washington Monthly: "Use the States as Laboratories for Marijuana Policy."
Nov. 13, 2012 – 
Mark Kleiman was on The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC to talk legalized marijuana.
Nov. 11, 2012 – 
Mark Kleiman spoke with The Denver Post: "$7.7 Million Pushed Pot Drive."
Nov. 8 2012 – Mark Kleiman talks marijuana legalization on KCRW.
Nov. 6, 2012 – 
Mark Kleiman spoke with CNN Money: "Marijuana Legalization On the Ballot."
Nov. 5, 2012 – Mark Kleiman quoted by Businessweek: "Marijuana's Recreational, Medical Use on Six Ballots in US."
Oct. 17, 2012 – Mark Kleiman was quoted in this MSNBC story "Obama and Romney Split on Assault Weapons Ban."
Oct. 4, 2012 – 
Mark Kleiman quoted in The Christian Science Monitor: "Latin American Nations Push UN to Drop Zero Tolerance on Drugs."


VIDEO/LECTURES

Various Mark Kleiman lectures and speaking engagements can be found on YouTube

UCTV: "New Thinking on Drug Policy

PODCASTS/AUDIO

Public Policy C119 — "Crime Control Policy"
Public Policy 210 — "Methods of Policy Analysis"

iTUNES

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/pgr-2009.016-coerced-treatment/id214065827?i=54839389&mt=2 

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mark-kleiman-comments-on-drugs/id458089139?i=118191334&mt=2

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mark-kleiman-when-brute-force/id297501934?i=61057847&mt=2

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/deficit-hawkery-alcohol-taxation/id286056857?i=89123817&mt=2

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/glenn-loury-mark-kleiman/id505824976?i=161183707&mt=2

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hemperor-mark-kleiman-on-regulating/id73800698?i=162246300&mt=2