Marijuana Politics: Uncovering the Troublesome History and Social Costs of Criminalization, 1st Edition

  • Robert M. Hardaway
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  • ISBN-10: 1440837074
  • ISBN-13: 9781440837074
  • DDC: 362.29
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 248 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

What is the big deal about cannabis? This modern 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Marijuana: Politics, Partisanship, and Demagoguery.
2: The Victimless Crime Family.
3: Lessons from the Prohibition Era.
4: Marijuana as Medicine.
5: A Brief History of Cannabis Use and Regulation.
6: Global Marijuana Regulation.
7: Recent Legalization Developments.
8: The Conflict between Federal and State Marijuana Law.
9: Conclusion.
Notes.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author and Contributors.