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Wolters Kluwer Publishes First Law School Casebook to Focus on Marijuana-Related Legal Issues

First-of-its-kind title addresses the law, policy, and governmental authority surrounding marijuana

NEW YORK, July 6, 2017 -- Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.'s Legal Education business unit today announced it has published Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority, the first law school casebook focused on this rapidly emerging new practice area.

Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority is authored by Vanderbilt Law School professor Robert A. Mikos, an internationally renowned expert recognized as one of America's premier authorities on marijuana law. The casebook is an accessible, comprehensive, and engaging guide to law, policy and authority issues surrounding three categories of regulated parties: marijuana users, their suppliers, and the third parties who interact with them.        

"At Wolters Kluwer Legal Education, we pride ourselves on helping new fields of legal education coalesce through the publication of early, trendsetting casebooks," said Vikram Savkar, General Manager. "Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority is an exciting new reflection of this commitment."

While Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority is written in a style familiar to law students, it is also accessible to a broader audience, including graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in courses in policy studies, political science, and criminology.

"Professor Mikos' book makes a valuable contribution to the small but burgeoning body of work on marijuana law," said Mark Osbeck, Clinical Professor of Law, University of Michigan School of Law. "It will prove helpful to law students wanting to gain a comprehensive understanding of the legal and policy issues concerning marijuana use in the United States."

The Legal Education Group within Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is the leader in providing content, developing learning solutions, and advancing thought leadership in the field of legal education. As a principal provider of market-leading digital and print textbooks and study aids for almost fifty years, the group is leading the way in the innovation of legal education content. 

"Drawing upon Professor Mikos' extensive experience in marijuana law and policy, this new book will help law schools nationwide crystallize a common approach to teaching a new, rapidly evolving, and highly sought-after discipline, and contribute to a fact-based public dialogue on this hot-button issue," said Savkar.

To learn more about Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authorityvisit: http://wklegaledu.com/Marijuana_Law_Policy_and_Authority
It is available in Kindle, VST, and Google Play (digital) formats.

About Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. 
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is part of Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL), a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

For more information about Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S., visit www.WoltersKluwerLR.com, follow us on FacebookTwitterand LinkedIn.

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Linda Gharib
Director, Communications
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
Tel: +1 (646) 887-7962
Email: linda.gharib@wolterskluwer.com