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Cannabis policy : moving beyond stalemate

Author: Robin Room
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"Cannabis, marijuana, pot, ganja - it goes by many names -- is by far the most widely used illegal substance, and accounts for more arrests than any other drug. Barely a week goes by without this drug appearing in the newpapers, and politicians have famously tied themselve in knots, trying to decide just how to deal with this recreational drug. While there have been many drug policy books on other substances - both  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Room
ISBN: 9780199581481 0199581487
OCLC Number: 1038548807
Description: ix, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Thomas Schelling ; Preface ; PART I: CANNABIS POLICY: MOVING BEYOND STALEMATE ; 1. Introduction ; 2. The Health and Psychological Effects of Cannabis Use ; Annex : Health Advice on Cannabis Use ; 3. The Cannabis Prohibition Regime: Patterns of Use, Markets and Policies ; 4. The Range of Reforms within the System: Softening the Prohibition ; 5. The Impacts of Cannabis Policy Reforms within the Current Drug Control Regime ; 6. Beyond the Current Drug Conventions ; 7. Paths Forward from the Impasse ; PART II: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ; Annex: Research Priorities ; PART III: DRAFT FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CANNABIS CONTROL ; References ; About the Authors and the Beckley Foundation
Responsibility: Robin Room ... ; convenor, Amanda Fielding.


Cannabis Policy is unique in providing the materials needed for deciding on policy about cannabis in its various forms. It reviews the state of knowledge on the health and psychological effects of  Read more...


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