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Research On Cannabis Prohibition And The War On Drugs

Prohibition, Regulation, or Laissez Faire: The Policy Trade-Offs of Cannabis Policy

Rogeberg, Ole.

International Journal of Drug Policy. 2018 Jun, 56: 153-161. 

Marijuana Legalization by the Numbers

Struyk, Ryan.

CNN Politics. 2018 Mar 30, online article. 


The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica. 2018 Mar 13, online encyclopedia page. 

The Racist Origins of Marijuana Prohibition

Pagano, Alyssa.

Business Insider. 2018 Mar 2, online article.

From Prohibition to Progress: What We Know About Marijuana Legalization in Eight States and D.C.

Davies, Jag and Forman, Jolene. 2018 Jan 19, online article.

Following Marijuana Legalization, Teen Drug Use is Down in Colorado

Ingraham, Christopher. 2017 Dec 11, online article. 

Marijuana Policy in Thailand and the Argument for Decriminalization 

Terdudomtham, Thamavit.

Rangsit Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. 2017 Dec, 4(2): 9-14.

How to Win a War on Drugs: Portugal treats addiction as a disease, not a crime

Kristof, Nicholas.

New York Times. 2017 Sep 22, online article.

16 Years Later: What Happened After Portugal Decriminalized Drugs in 2001?

Desiree, Serene. 2017 Jun 13, online article.

In Portugal, Drug Use Is Treated As A Medical Issue, Not A Crime

Frayer, Lauren. 2017 Apr 18, online article. 

Alcohol and cannabis: Comparing their adverse health effects and regulatory regimes

Hall, Wayne.

International Journal of Drug Policy. 2017 Apr, 42: 57-62.


The Writers and Staff of 2017.

Portugal: Country Drug Report 2017

The Investigators of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. 2017, 1-21. 

So Far, So Good: What We Know About Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C.

The Writers and Staff of 2016 Oct 12, online article. 

A Brief History of Medical Cannabis: From Ancient Anesthesia to The Modern Dispensary

Bushak, Lecia. 2016 Jan 21, online article. 

The Cannabis Encyclopedia

Van Patten, George F (aka Jorge Cervantes)

2015 Copyright, Van Patten Publishing, USA.

For Marijuana Legalization, Lessons From Prohibition

Peck, Garrett.

New York Times. 2013 May 22, online article. 

High Time for Change: A Sound, Humane, and Fiscally Responsible Marijuana Policy for Canada

Ciuriak, Natassia.

Queen’s Policy Review. 2011 Nov 1, 1(1): 59-77.

What Can We Learn From The Portuguese Decriminalization of Illicit Drugs?

Hughes, Caitlin-Elizabeth, and Stevens, Alex.

The British Journal of Criminology. 2010 Jul 1, 6(1): 999-1022.

NORML Report on Sixty Years of Marijuana Prohibition in the U.S.

The Staff of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML). 2003 Jul 12, online article.

Hemp: American History Revisited: The Plant With a Divided History

Deitch, Robert,


The Report of the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse. Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding (The Shaffer Report)

Schaffer, Raymond, et al.


Marijuana in Medicine

Mikuriya, Tod H.

California Medicine. 1969 Jul, 110(1): 34-40.

The La Guardia Committee Report: The Marihuana Problem in the City of New York (Full Report)

(Conclusions of the La Guardia Report)
Mayor’s Committee on Marihuana, the New York Academy of Medicine.

The City of New York. 1944. (Rehosted on

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