Evan_Gaensbauer comments on Upcoming drug policy reform conferences - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: Milan_Griffes 03 October 2017 01:22:58AM 2 points [-]

Minor thing: it'd be helpful if people who downvoted commented with their reason why.

Comment author: Evan_Gaensbauer 03 October 2017 03:10:49AM *  3 points [-]

Presumably it's because they thought that either this sort of drug policy reform, or, more likely, they don't think an announcement for conferences exclusive to what is still only a minor cause in the effective altruism community justifies its own post on the EA Forum.

Based on our investigation so far, US drug policy reform appears to be an impactful and tractable cause area.

Some users might just not visit the Forum often enough to have heard of Enthea's work before, so you could edit the post and add some hyperlinks to your other posts on the EA Forum so everyone will know the context of this post.

Comment author: Milan_Griffes 03 October 2017 03:42:11PM *  1 point [-]

Thanks, that makes sense.

Re: impact, I added a link to our cost-effectiveness research.

Re: tractability – we have good reason to think that a ballot initiative would be tractable, but unfortunately we can't share the details publicly due to our arrangement with a partner.