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Dr. Carl Hart on Drug Use in the Pursuit of Happiness
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Episode 11
Dr. Carl Hart on Drug Use in the Pursuit of Happiness
Talking with psychologist and neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart, author of Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear.

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