Cannabis Therapeutic Research
Marijuana is much safer, more effective and less costly than many alternatives currently in use. The Drug Enforcement Administration's own top administrative law judge, Francis L. Young, dismissed the drug warriors' untrue propaganda when he ruled in 1988 that, "Marijuana, in its natural form, is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man."
Marijuana Myths, Marijuana Facts: A Review of the Scientific Evidence by Lynn Zimmer, PhD, and John Morgan, MD (The Lindesmith Center 1997) [Bookworld Companies 1-800-444-2524]
Jim Rosenfield's Articles and Opinion pages include many fascinating pieces by conservatives on prohibition.
Marihuana: The Forbidden Medicine by Lester Grinspoon, MD and James Bakalar, JD (Yale University Press 1997) [1-800-YUP-READ]
Federal Foolishness and Marijuana" by Jerome Kassirer, MD (New England Journal of Medicine: volume 336, number 16, January 30, 1997 pages 366-67)
"Reefer Madness - The Federal Response to California's Medical - Marijuana Law" by George Annas, JD MPH (New England Journal of Medicine: volume 337, number 6, August 7, 1997, pages 435-39)
"Marihuana as Medicine: A Plea for Reconsideration" by Lester Grinspoon, MD and James Bakalar, JD (Journal of the American Medical Association, volume 273, number 23, June 21, 1995, pages 1875-76)
"Marijuana as Antiemetic Medicine: A Survey of Oncologists' Experience and Attitudes" by Richard Doblin and Mark Kleiman (Journal of Clinical Oncology: volume 9, number 7, July 1991, pages 1314-1319)
The Fitz Hugh Ludlow Hypertext Library contains a number of hypertext documents about pre-1937 cannabis use in the English-speaking world, as well as other documents of a similar nature.