From Killer Weed To Popular Medicine: A Literature Review

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Ferraiolo, K. (2007). From Killer Weed to Popular Medicine: The Evolution of American Drug Control Policy, 1937-2000. Journal of Policy History, 19(2), 147-179 In this article, it discusses the medical use of marijuana, the states that have legalized it and how these states went about doing so. This article also talked about other drugs that are illegal was at one point in time legally used for medical reasons. This article also discusses how cannabis dealers were required to get a stamp in order to sell; this was known as the Marijuana Tax Act (MTA) of 1937, which was presented to Congress by Agent Harry Anslinger who is an agent that is head of the Federal Narcotics. This article also discusses the 1936 propaganda film Reefer Madness

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