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The campaign against Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) 1930–1937 Restrictions on Medical cannabis (Cannabis indica, often called “Indian Hemp” in documents before the 1940s) as a drug started in local laws in New York in 1860. This was followed by local laws in many other states and by state laws in the 1910s and 1920s. The federal Pure Food and Drug […]

Hashibe M1, Morgenstern H, Cui Y, Tashkin DP, Zhang ZF, Cozen W, Mack TM, Greenland S. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Oct;15(10):1829-34. Abstract BACKGROUND: Despite several lines of evidence suggesting the biological plausibility of marijuana being carcinogenic, epidemiologic findings are inconsistent. We conducted a population-based case-control study of the association between marijuana use and the risk of lung and upper aerodigestive tract cancers in Los […]