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References

1 Lester Grinspoon, M.D., Marihuana Reconsidered (second edition) (San Francisco: Quick American Archives, 1994), p. 11.

2 Grinspoon, p. 11; 'The Hemp Industry in the United States' in USDA Yearbook (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901), pp. 541-2.

3 Grinspoon, p. 12; John Roulac, Industrial Hemp: Practical Products -- Paper to Fabric to Cosmetics (Ojai, California: Hemptech Publishing, 1995), p. 8; Rowan Robinson, The Great Book of Hemp (Rochester, Vermont: Park Street Press, 1996) pp. 129-133.

4 Wayne D. Rasmussen, ed., Readings in the History of American Agriculture (Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1969), p. 296; Roulac, p. 7

5 Grinspoon, p. 17.

6 Robinson, p. 147.

7 U.S. Congress, House, Ways and Means Committee, Taxation of Marihuana, Hearings on H.R. 6385, 75th Cong., 1st sess., April 27, 1937, statement of Clinton Hester.

8 Richard J. Bonnie, The History of the Non-Medical Use of Drugs in the United States: A Speech to the California Judges Association 1995 Annual Conference, (reprinted not for profit by Iowa NORML, 1997).

9 U.S. Congress, House, Ways and Means Committee, Taxation of Marihuana, Hearings on H.R. 6385, statements of Harry Anslinger and Clinton Hester.

10 U.S. Congress, House, Ways and Means Committee, Taxation of Marihuana, Hearings on H.R. 6385, statements of William C. Woodward and Rep. Robert L. Doughton.

11 U.S. Congress, House of Representatives, Congressional Record, 75th Cong., 1st sess., June 14, 1937, p. 5575.

12 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Office of Applied Studies, Preliminary Estimates from the 1995 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse (Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1996), pp. 56-60.

13 Ibid.

14 Ibid.

15 American Civil Liberties Union, National Surevy of Voters' Opinions on the Use and Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Purposes (Washington, DC: March 31, 1995 - April 5, 1995).

16 National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse, Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding, (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1972).

17 Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reports, Crime in the United States: 1972 (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973).

18 National Research Council, An Analysis on Marijuana Policy (Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1982).

19 Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reports, Crime in the United States: 1982 (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1983).

20 Stephen Sidney, M.D. et al., "Marijuana Use and Mortality," American Journal of Public Health, April 1997, p. 5.

21 Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reports, Crime in the United States: 1995(Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1996).

22 Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reports, Crime in the United States (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992-1996).

23 National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Citizens' Guide to Marijuana Laws (Washington, DC: NORML Reports, 1994).

24 Ibid.

25 John Morgan, M.D. and Lynn Zimmer, Ph.D., Marijuana Myths, Marijuana Facts: A Review of the Scientific Evidence (New York City: Lindesmith Center, 1997).

26 Adam Smith, "Pot of Trouble," Reason Magazine, May 1997, pp. 47-48.

27 Morgan and Zimmer, Marijuana Myths, Marijuana Facts: A Review of the Scientific Evidence.

28 J. Treaster, "Miami Beach's New Drug Weapon: Will Fire Off Letters to the Employer," New York Times, February 23, 1991, p. 9.

29 "Thou Hath No Shame: The Czuprynski Affair," The Champion, September/October 1995, pp. 27-29.

30 Daryl Kelley, "Investigation of Deputy Urged in Fatal Drug Raid," Los Angeles Times, March 31, 1993, p. B4.

31 Morgan and Zimmer, Marijuana Myths, Marijuana Facts: A Review of the Scientific Evidence.

32 Ibid.

33 Ibid.; Illinois Department of Corrections, personal communications with Drs. Morgan and Zimmer, October, 1, 1996.

34 Ibid.; California Deptartment of Justice, Crime and Delinquency in California, 1994 (Sacramento, 1995).

35 Ibid.; New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Characteristics of 1995 Adult Arrestees for Marijuana (New York City, 1996).

36 Maria L. La Ganga, "DEA Agents Raid Marijuana Club," Los Angeles Times, April 22, 1997, p. A3.

37 United States Sentencing Commission, 1994 Annual Report (Washington, DC: U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1995.), p. 54.

38 Steven R. Donziger, ed., The Real War on Crime: The Report of the National Criminal Justice Commission (New York City: HarperPerennial, 1996).

39 Office of National Drug Control Policy, National Drug Control Strategy, 1997 (Washington, DC: ONDCP, 1997).

40 Office of National Drug Control Policy, State and Local Spending on Drug Control Activities, Report from the National Survey on State and Local Governments (Washington, DC: ONDCP, 1993)

41 Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Reports, Crime in the United States: 1995 (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1996).

42 Michael Aldridge and Todd Mikuriqy, M.D., "Savings in California Marijuana Law Enforcement Costs Attributable to the Moscone Act of 1976 -- A Summary," Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, January/March, 1988.

43 Ibid.

44 In the Matter of Marihuana Rescheduling Petition, Docket 86-22, Opinion, Recommended Ruling, Findings of fact, Conclusions of Law, and Decision of Administrative Law Judge, September 6, 1988 (Washington, DC: Drug Enforcement Administration, 1988).

45 R.C. Randall, Cancer Treatment & Marijuana Therapy (Washington, DC: Galen Press, 1990), pp. 217-243; Kevin Zeese, Marijuana: Medical Effectiveness Is Proven By Research (Falls Church, Virginia: Common Sense for Drug Policy, 1997.)

46 Rick Doblin, et al., "Marihuana as Anti-emetic Medicine: A Survey of Oncologists' Attitudes and Experiences," Journal of Clinical Oncology: July 1991, pp. 1275-80.

477 Lester Grinspoon, M.D., et al.,Marihuana, The Forbidden Medicine (second edition) (New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1997); Richard Kaslow, M.D., et al., "No Evidence for a Role of Alcohol or Other Psychoactive Drugs in Accelerating Immunodeficiency in HIV-1 Positive Individuals," Journal of The American Medical Association, June 16, 1989, pp. 3424-29.

48 National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine, Marijuana and Health (Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1982.)