Cannabis Policy Reform in the United States

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Advisory Committee on Drug Dependence, Cannabis. London, England: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1969.

Canadian Government Commission of Inquiry, The Non-Medical Use of Drugs. Ottawa, Canada: Information Canada, 1970.

The National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse, Marihuana: A Signal of Misunderstanding, (Nixon-Shafer Report), Washington, DC: USGPO, 1972.

Werkgroep Verdovende Middelen, Background and Risks of Drug Use. The Hague, The Netherlands: Staatsuigeverij, 1972. See de Kort, Marcel, “The Dutch Cannabis Debate, 1968–1976.” The Journal of Drug Issues. 1994; 24(3): pp. 417–427.

Senate Standing Committee on Social Welfare, Drug Problems in Australia-An Intoxicated Society (Canberra, Australia: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1977); See summary contained in Legislative Options For Cannabis In Australia,Monograph Series. No. 26.

Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, “The classification of cannabis under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971” (London, England, UK: Home Office, March 2002)

House of Commons Home Affairs Committee Third Report, “The Government’s Drugs Policy: Is It Working?” (London, England, UK: Parliament, May 9, 2002)

“Cannabis: Our Position for a Canadian Public Policy,” report of the Canadian Senate Special Committee on Illegal Drugs. Ottawa, Canada: Senate of Canada, September 2002.

For additional information see:

A Brief Chronology of Independent Drug Policy Reports (Common Sense for Drug Policy)

Government & Private Commissions Supporting Marijuana Law Reform (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws)