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Therapeutic Uses of Cannabis; Marijuana Myths and Marijuana Facts: A Review of the Scientific Evidence

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7126.239 (Published 17 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:239
  1. Michael Farrell, senior lecturer
  1. National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, London

    Therapeutic Uses of Cannabis

    British Medical Association Harwood Academic Publishers, £11.99, pp 142 ISBN 90 5702 318 0

    Marijuana Myths and Marijuana Facts: A Review of the Scientific Evidence

    Lynn Zimmer, John P Morgan

    The Lindesmith Center, $12.95, pp 241

    ISBN 0 9641568 4 9

    When it comes to cannabis, beliefs and principles strongly shape the position that people take. To legalise, to decriminalise, or to punish further in the face of a growing population of young cannabis consumers is the question of the day. These two books are likely to make a substantial contribution to this debate.

    The BMA publication is an historic document that grew out of a resolution from the BMA annual representative meeting in 1997 “that certain additional …

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