The forgotten origins of cannabis prohibition in California

Gieringer, Dale H.
June 1999
Contemporary Drug Problems;Summer99, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p237
Academic Journal
Examines the origins of cannabis prohibition in California. Initial anti-cannabis laws as by-products of the national anti-narcotics movement; Technocratic rationale for anti-cannabis legislation; Increase in cannabis use by Californians; Effects of a bureaucratic initiative on cannabis prohibition.


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