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Author London, Jeffrey Matthew.

Title How the use of marijuana was criminalized and medicalized, 1906-2004 : a Foucaultian history of legislation in America / Jeffrey Matthew London ; with a foreword by Robert M. Regoli
Published Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (v, 161 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- The three stages of deviant designation -- Kendall and Wickham's method -- Archaeology of marijuana criminalization -- A genealogy of marijuana medicalization -- Conclusion
Summary This book investigates the social construction of the processes of marijuana criminalization and marijuana medicalization. It is the first substantive study on the subject to include a detailed historical context in which to situate a new theoretical model for examining the contemporary U.S. drug policy debate
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Marijuana -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.
Marijuana -- Therapeutic use -- United States -- History.
Marijuana -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 077344453X (electronic bk.)
9780773444539 (electronic bk.)