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Marijuana is safer

Steve Fox

Marijuana is safer

so why are we driving people to drink?

by Steve Fox

  • 382 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea Green Pub. Co. in White River Junction, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marijuana -- United States,
  • Marijuana abuse -- United States,
  • Alcoholism -- United States,
  • Drug legalization -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Steve Fox, Paul Armentano, Mason Tvert.
    ContributionsArmentano, Paul., Tvert, Mason.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5822.M3 F69 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 210 p. ;
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23935192M
    ISBN 101603581448
    ISBN 109781603581448
    LC Control Number2009022073

    Marijuana Is Safer reaches for a broad audience. For those unfamiliar with marijuana, it provides an introduction to the cannabis plant and its effects on the user, and debunks some of the government's most frequently cited marijuana myths. For current and aspiring advocates of marijuana-law reform, as well as anyone else who is interested in. Marijuana: A Short History is a great crash course on the history of cannabis. This is a wonderful book for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of the current political landscape, as .

      When you pick up a book touting marijuana as a safer recreational alternative to alcohol, I imagine the last thing you are expecting is a foreword from the former chief of police of a . Morris et al. The effect of medical marijuana laws on crime: Evidence from state panel data, PLOS ONE Investigators compared UCR crime data in all 50 states Assessed the relationship between the enactment of statewide medical cannabis regulatory programs and state crime rates for all ‘Part 1’ offenses (homicide, rape, assault.

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