war on drugs
'marihuana' is gov't spelling
war on drugs' effect on civil rights
and civil liberties
Federal Government Information
Y 4.G 74/7:M 33/5
"Medical" Marijuana, Federal Drug Law and the Constitution's Supremacy Clause. In this hearing , the debate is whether states have the right to legalize marijuana, and what the federal government can do based on the constitution's supremacy clause. 2001
Y4.G 74/7: M33/4
The Destructive Impact of Drugs on the United States: How the
Legalization of Drugs Would Jeopardize the Health and Safety of the
American People and Our Nation. A monograph summarizing the goals
of drug legalization proponents, exposing the realities of what drug
legalization would mean in America, and presenting an approach to
cutting drug use and its consequences. 1999
PREX 26.2:D 47
The Brain and the Actions of Cocaine, Opiates, and Marijuana. On this website view a highly technical online teaching packet (includes graphics) for use in explaining both the effects of drugs on brain chemistry and the science of addiction. 1998
Needle Exchange, Legalization, and the Failure of the Swiss Heroin Experiments.
This hearing was conducted to demonstrate the failure of the Swiss
Experiment, which started out as a needle-exchange program but grew
into a free doctor-injected heroin program. 1997
and Cons of Drug Legalization, Decriminalization, and Harm Reduction. This hearing discusses renewed public interest in drug legalization brought on by a media campaign pushing for the legalization of medical marijuana in several states.
Y 4.G 74/7:D 84/42
Prescription for Addiction? The Arizona and California Medical Drug Use Initiatives.
Views from both sides on the propositions passed by California and
Arizona voters. Issues concerning fair play, campaign funding, and
possible consequences are discussed in this hearing. 1996
Workshop on the Medical Utility of Marijuana.
Cannabinoid receptors were discovered in the brain in 1988
making the potential for medical use of marijuana great, especially in
the areas of neuropathic pain, Multiple Sclerosis, and epilepsy. Read
here the findings of the Ad Hoc Group of Experts assembled by the
National Institutes of Health. 1997
National Drug Control Strategy.
Detailed government policies and objectives for the war on drugs are
underscored with facts and statistics on drug use and crime. Annual
Speaking Out Against Drug Legalization
This manual was developed by and for DEA and FBI employees to enhance
their effectiveness in the debate on the legalization of drugs. 2000/2003
J 24.2:D 84/20/2000
Legal Information - Federal
50 STAT. 551
Drug Abuse Prevention and Control 21 USC 801, et seq. This part of the United States Code includes the Schedules of Controlled Substances along with enforcement laws on distribution, registration requirements, and production quotas.
Schedules of Controlled Substances 21 CFR 1308, et seq. This section of the Code of Federal Regulations includes the Schedules of Controlled Substances along with regulations written for FDA enforcement.
Other Historical Sources
|Decriminalization of Marihuana||Y 4.N16:95-1-7 (1977)|
|Therapeutic Uses of Marihuana and Schedule I Drugs||Y 4.N16:96-2-8 (1980)|
|Health Consequences of Marihuana Abuse: Recent Findings and the Therapeutic Uses of Marihuana and the Use of Heroin to Reduce Pain||Y 4.N16:96-2-5 (1980)|
|Legalization of Illicit Drugs: Impact and Feasibility--Part I||Y 4.N16:100-2-10 (1988)|
|Legalization of Illicit Drugs--Part II||Y 4.N16:100-2-11 (1988)|
|Legalization of Illicit Drugs: Impact and Feasibility (A Review of Recent Hearings)||Y 4.N16:101-1-2 (1989)|
|Drug Legalization--Catastrophe for Black Americans||Y 4.N16:100-2-9 (1988)|
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