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Author Hardaway, Robert M., 1946- author

Title Marijuana politics : uncovering the troublesome history and social costs of criminalization / Robert M. Hardaway
Published Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2018]
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Contents Ch. 1. Marijuana : politics, partisanship, and demagoguery -- ch. 2. The victimless crime family -- ch. 3. Lessons from the prohibition era -- ch. 4. Marijuana as medicine / Kyle Bershok Ames -- ch. 5. A brief history of cannabis use and regulation / Kyle Bershok Ames -- ch. 6. Global marijuana regulation / Kyle Bershok Ames -- ch. 7. Recent legalization developments / Taylor Hart-Bowlan and Kyle Bershok Ames -- ch. 8. The conflict between federal and state marijuana law / Taylor Hart-Bowlan -- ch. 9. Conclusion
Summary This book covers everything from botany to the historical uses of marijuana to common misconceptions about the use of cannabis, with a primary focus on the political process of prohibition and legalization of cannabis in the United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Drug legalization -- United States.
Marijuana abuse -- United States.
Marijuana -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Marijuana -- Political aspects -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017045707
ISBN 1440837074 (electronic bk.)
9781440837074 (electronic bk.)
(hard copy ;) (alk. paper)