Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding
The official report of the 1972 national commission on marihuana and drug abuse
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BACK COVER #Approximately 24 million americans have used marihuana at one time or another!
Marihuana is today's most emotion-packed, controversial issue. Public confusion is monumental. Bombarded with conflicting information, the public no longer knows what to believe. There is vast uncertainty and resentment over widely differing penalties for its use and possession. Yet, illegal though it is, marihuana use, long regarded as a protest symbol of the young, is now spreading in the Establishment, finding acceptance by people of all ages in the arts, sciences, professions, and business.
Now--the shafer report--most comprehensive study of marihuana ever made in the United States--sifting fact from fiction--has become the property of the American people. Prepared by the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse for the President and Congress, it encompasses more than 50 studies and projects conducted all over the world on every aspect of the marihuana question.
Here is the book that is must reading if you want to know everything about mariihuana, and if misconceptions and outdated moralities are to be challenged.