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Author Hall, Wayne.

Title Cannabis use and dependence : public health and public policy / Wayne Hall, Rosalie Pacula
Published Cambridge., [England] : Cambridge University Press, [2003]


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Description xiv, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Introduction -- 2. Cannabis the drug -- 3. Patterns of use -- 4. The acute effects of cannabis intoxication -- 5. The chronic health effects of cannabis use -- 6. The effects of cannabis use on adolescent development -- 7. Psychological effects of chronic cannabis use -- 8. The benefits of cannabis use -- 9. An overall appraisal of the health risks and benefits of cannabis use -- 10. The harms caused by cannabis prohibition -- 11. Proposals for cannabis law reform -- 12. Reducing the harm of cannabis use under prohibition
Analysis Marijuana
Public health
Health policy
Criminal law
Australia overseas comparisons
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Drug control.
Drug control -- United States.
Medical policy -- United States.
Cannabis -- Health aspects.
Cannabis -- Government policy.
Cannabis -- Law and legislation.
Author Pacula, Rosalie Liccardo, 1968-
LC no. 00002472
ISBN 0521800242