Marijuana Politics: Uncovering the Troublesome History and Social Costs of Criminalization

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Robert M. Hardawayauthor

Robert M. Hardaway, JD, teaches civil procedure at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Marijuana Politics: Uncovering the Troublesome History and Social Costs of Criminalization

20180131

Praeger

Pages 312
Topics Current Events and Issues

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Marijuana Politics: Uncovering the Troublesome History and Social Costs of Criminalization

Author(s): Hardaway, Robert;
Contributors: Hardaway, Robert;
Abstract:

What is the big deal about cannabis? This modern book covers everything from botany to the historical uses of marijuana to common misconceptions about the use of cannabis, with a primary focus on the political process of prohibition and legalization of cannabis in the United States.


• Clearly presents the facts on how cannabis prohibition started and why cannabis prohibition is ending

• Identifies and challenges the common misconceptions about cannabis on both sides of this hot-button issue

• Provides a current perspective on the state trends toward legalization that explains the who, why, and how of the issue

• Explains the complex relationship between state marijuana legalization and the federal government, including findings from the executive, legislative, and judicial branch

SortTitle: marijuana politics: uncovering the troublesome history and social costs of criminalization
Keyword(s): Current Events and Issues
Author Info:
Robert M. Hardawayauthor

Robert M. Hardaway, JD, teaches civil procedure at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

eISBN-13: 9781440837074
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440837067
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 312
Publication Date: 20180131